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  • Why so many mammals came from Earth's hot, sweaty midriff

    Why so many mammals came from Earth's hot, sweaty midriff
    If you’re looking for hot spots of diversity, look to the Earth’s warm, sweaty midsection. The tropical regions near the equator both produce new species faster and lose them more slowly, according to a study that analyzed the evolution and extinction rates of nearly all mammal species on Earth.
  • UC is set to replace San Diego pier for ocean research ships

    UC is set to replace San Diego pier for ocean research ships
    SAN DIEGO — Above the water line, the Point Loma wharf at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is impressive: large, high-tech ships dock there before cruising off to research sea life and climate conditions around the world. The skyline of...

    Giant oarfish carcass in Oceanside sliced up, removed for examination

    Giant oarfish carcass in Oceanside sliced up, removed for examination
    The carcass of a 14-foot oarfish that washed ashore in Oceanside was cut into sections and taken away by scientists for examination. Oceanside police responding to Friday's discovery contacted SeaWorld, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the ...

    Giant oarfish found on California beach taken for possible study

    Giant oarfish found on California beach taken for possible study
    A 14-foot oarfish carcass found Friday on a Oceanside beach was taken away by scientists for possible study. Oceanside police responding to Friday's discovery contacted SeaWorld, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and...

    2 giant oarfish wash onto California coast, making scientists curious

    2 giant oarfish wash onto California coast, making scientists curious
    It's been the week of the oarfish along the Southern California coast. A 14-foot oarfish carcass was discovered Friday by a snorkeler off the beach in Oceanside. Earlier in the week, an 18-foot oarfish was found dead off Catalina Island. The oarfish...