MBARI in the news – 2001

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12/10/01 News release: Seafloor laboratories yield new insights for deep-sea carbon sequestration research
Related coverage:
Science Now
, 12/14/01, “Going deep with CO
2” by Robert Irion
Contra Costa Times, 12/14/01, “Experts try to save ocean, cut down global warming” by Andrea Widener
12/3/01 Business Week, “Down in the dirt: Wonders beckon” by Paul Raeburn 
Dec 01 Discover Magazine cover story, “Expedition to the bottom of the deep blue sea” by Robert Kunzig
11/26/01 The Dallas Morning News, “Secrets in the soil: New genetic technique lets researchers unearth myriad microbes that could yield new drugs” by Diana Steele
11/20/01 The New York Times, “Plan calls for using oceans to soak up CO2; critics cite perils” by Kenneth Chang
11/20/01 Tech Live cover story, “Probing the fault zone” by Bob Hirschfeld
11/20/01 The Mid-County Post, “Exploring new worlds under the sea, Part II” by David Jay Brown
11/8/01 Die Zeit, “Ab in den untergrund” by Hubertus Breuer
11/17/01 Science News, “Sediments sink river’s flow into sea” by Sid Perkins
11/6/01 The Mid-County Post, “Exploring new worlds under the sea, Part I” by David Jay Brown
Fall 01 Stanford Technology Brainstorm, “The collaboration between OTL and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute” by Daniel Weinstein
Oct-Nov National Wildlife, “Mysteries of the twilight zone” by Laura Tangley
10/25/01 Coast Weekly, “Big Dave’s legacy” by Jessica Lyons
10/19/01 Small Times Media, “Micro-sized technology could play a role in $250 million undersea NEPTUNE project” by Rolf Boone
10/15/01 The Scientist, “A genomic view of oceanic life” by Leslie Pray
10/14/01 Earth and Sky, “Giant siphonophores”
10/12/01 News release: Researchers report on possible biological effects of deep-sea CO2 sequestration
Related coverage:
The New York Times
, 11/20/01, “Plan calls for using oceans to soak up CO
2; critics cite perils” by Kenneth Chang
Monterey County Herald
, 10/14/01, “Carbon dioxide: Trouble for sea life” by Kathleen Wong
10/12/01 Our Ocean World, “Exhibit of jellies” 
Oct 01 Worth Magazine, “Light skinned” by Sarah Bright
Sep-Oct Biophotonics International, “Energy-producing pigment may be common in oceanic bacteria” by Nancy Rowell
Sep-Oct Biophotonics International, “Toxic algae cannot hide from remote testing capsule” by Nancy Rowell
9/18/01 Our Ocean World, “Lab in a bottle” 
9/10/01 San Francisco Chronicle, “Threat of killer waves: Recent scientific studies show the power of tsunamis” by David Perlman
9/5/01 Californian, “Scientists toast Zephyr” by Glenn Cravens
Sep 01 Photonics Spectra, “Sensor remotely detects toxic algae” by Nancy Rowell
Sep 01 Fast Company Magazine, “Where is the next frontier of innovation?” by Fara Warner
8/16/01 Nature news feature, “To boldly go” by Mark Schrope
8/16/01 Coast Weekly cover story, “Global warming: 96 degrees in the shade” by Traci Hukill
8/16/01 BBC Radio, “Scientists under pressure” Presenter Bill McGuire
8/11/01 Californian, “MBARI alliance reaping benefits” by Brian Gaylord
8/6/01 NewsHour, “Seeking a CO2 solution: Burial at sea?” by Spencer Michels
8/3/01 Science, Profile—Peter Brewer: “Fathoming the chemistry of the deep blue sea” by Robert Irion
Aug 01 Discover Magazine, “Future tech: Greenhouse effect, R.I.P.” by Neil Savage
Aug 01 Discover Magazine, “The physics of deep-sea animals” by Robert Kunzig
7/20/01 Seattle Post-Intelligencer, “Keck grant bolsters Neptune Project
7/20/01 News release: Scientists identify methane-consuming microbes from ocean depths
Related coverage:
Global Warming Today,
7/25/01, “Researchers identify methane-eating microbes”

Oceansp@ce
,
7/24/01, “Scientists identify methane-consuming microbes from ocean depths”
Netzeitung.com, 7/23/01, “Bakterien zersetzen Treibhausgas”
Science News Focus, 7/20/01, “Inconceivable bugs eat methane on the ocean floor” by Carl Zimmer

Science Daily
, 7/20/01, “Marine methane consumed by consortia of bacteria
Globonews.com
(Brazil), 7/19/01, “Cientistas identificam bactérias que consomem metano”
7/15/01 Los Angeles Times cover story, “Pitting Yankee ingenuity against global warming” by Usha McFarling
7/12/01 UCSC Science Communication Program, “Earth’s anonymous inhabitants” by Aparna Sreenivasan
7/11/01 The Californian, “Research center: In the tank” by Brian Gaylord
July 01 DiscoverySchool.com, “Fishing for a home” 
6/26/01 San Jose Mercury News Science & Health cover story, “Finding a safe place to stash carbon dioxide” by Greg Miller
6/17/01 The New York Times cover story, “A new strategy to help capture greenhouse gas” by Kenneth Chang
6/13/01 News release: Scientists describe variation in oceanic bacterial photopigments that convert light into biochemical energy
Research article: Oded Béjà, E.N. Spudich, J.L. Spudich, M. Leclerc, and Edward F. DeLong. Proteorhodopsin phototrophy in the ocean. Nature, 14 June 2001, 411: 786-789.
Related coverage:
Business Week, 12/3/01, “Down in the dirt: Wonders beckon” by Paul Raeburn
The Dallas Morning News
, 11/26/01, “Secrets in the soil: New genetic technique lets researchers unearth myriad microbes that could yield new drugs” by Diana Steele 
The Scientist, 10/15/01, “A genomic view of oceanic life” By Leslie Pray
Worth Magazine
, October 2001 issue, “Light skinned” by Sarah Bright
Biophotonics International
, Sep-Oct 2001, “Energy-producing pigment may be common in oceanic bacteria” by Nancy Rowell
June 01 Scientific American, “Piloting through uncharted seas” by John Adam
Summer California Wild, “Fire in Ice” By Kathleen Wong
4/13/01 Science at NASA, “Life as we didn’t know it” 
4/10/01 Discovery.com News, “Geologists record undersea volcano” by Larry O’Hanlon
4/6/01 Science Next Wave, “Careers in marine sciences” by Robert Metzke
4/5/01 United Press International Science News, “Blue Planet: Global warming impacts” by Joe Grossman
April 01 Fast Company Magazine, “The nuts and bolts of business” by Fara Warner
3/19/01 Earth & Sky, daily science radio series, “Bioluminescence” 
3/11/01 BBC World Service, Warm World II, “Greenhouse gas burial” Radio broadcast by Richard Black
2/22/01 The Canberra Times, “Donor’s delight at marine deal” by Simon Grose
2/21/01 Monterey County Herald, “Reserves replenish sea life: Fish are found to bounce back well in protected environments” by Paul Recer, Associated Press
2/5/01 News release: MBARI and Stanford form technology licensing alliance
Related coverage:
Stanford Technology Brainstorm
, Fall 2001, “The collaboration between OTL and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute” by Daniel Weinstein
Californian
, 8/11/01, “MBARI alliance reaping benefits” by Brian Gaylord
Monterey County Herald
, 2/11/01, “Area ocean researchers form alliance” by Aparna Sreenivasan
Feb 01 Civil Engineering News, “Tsunami threat mapped along Southern California coast” by Brian Fortner
1/27/01 New Scientist, “Tales of the sea: The ecological roles of marine microbes have always been cloaked in obscurity, but now their genomes are spilling their secrets” by Mitchell Leslie
1/6/01 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, “Carbon sunk in the ocean.” Public radio interview with Peter Brewer by Bob McDonald.

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Popular Science, January 2001, The top 10 science stories of 2000, “Bacteria with batteries” by Dawn Stover