Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) News Feed

Solving an Evolutionary Puzzle

New Bedford Harbor pollution prompts PCB-
resistance in Atlantic killifish

Message in a Bottle

Amid the dunes of a tiny, North Atlantic island, a sandblasted bottle with a note from the past

Mining Marine Microbes

Scientist looks to the sea for ways to combat resistance to antibiotics

Alvin Gets Green Light

Submersible caps 3-year upgrade with U.S. Navy certification to resume diving

Crowdsourcing Fukushima

Citizen science campaign aims to collect ocean samples and fund radiation analysis

Dive & Discover Expedition 15

Explore the dark life at deep-sea vents in the Pacific January 2-22, 2014

Lush Life, Deep Down

Scientists find an active ecosystem of bacteria, archaea, and fungi deep beneath the seafloor.

2013 Award Winners

A round-up of WHOI scientists, engineers, and technicians recognized for their achievements

Behold the Plastisphere

Colonies of microbes found to flourish on countless tiny plastic bits in the ocean

A Lab in the Ocean

Instrument provides early warnings of harmful algal blooms passed its first long-term test