Naturally formed chalk rock could be described as a graveyard for plankton.
The pyrosome proves reality is stranger than (science) fiction: This deep-sea creature is a glowing tube made up of tiny clones called zooids.
Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.
A fifty foot shark sounds pretty terrifying, but unless you are plankton, this shark is harmless as a clam.
An ocean is the last place you'd expect to find a freshwater lake...
There's physics and science behind a ship's wake.
Scientists have reconstructed a one hundred thousand-year history of carbon dioxide.
In some species, up to half the sugar produced by the captive chloroplasts is passed to the sea slug.
Are there dead zones in the ocean? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever wondered why a ship's wake is smooth with all the waves around it? Find out on this Moment of Science.