Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) News Feed

In Memoriam: Richard P. Von Herzen

Pioneer in planetary heat flow whose work set the stage for the discovery of hydrothermal vents

Short-circuiting the Biological Pump

Tiny chemical compounds help choreograph a planet-size dance

Seal Whiskers Inspire Sensitive Underwater Sensors

Evolution has given seals a heightened sense of their underwater world.

Laboratory Rites of Passage

Mass spectrometers can be a rite of passage for scientists—and for the samples being analyzed

Epiphany Among Manta Rays

Looking to marine life for inspiration to collect ocean temperature data

Earth's Riverine Bloodstream

River-borne clues to how our whole planet works

Ice, Wind & Fury

Scientists investigate winds known as piteraqs

From the Fantail

Follow R/V Neil Armstrong on its maiden voyage

Forecasting the Future of Fish

An illustrated look at modeling marine ecosystems