News 12.07.21 Special issue of Oceanography highlights the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network A collection of papers in a special edition of Oceanography highlights the groundwork of the MBON program for monitoring ocean health. News 09.28.21 Effective and elegant: New research reveals swimming mechanics of the gossamer worm New research by MBARI and collaborators at the Smithsonian reveals how the gossamer worm achieves its effective and elegant swimming. News 09.22.21 MBARI President Chris Scholin receives the Lockheed Martin Award for Ocean Science and Engineering The Marine Technology Society has named MBARI President Chris Scholin the 2021 recipient of the Lockheed Martin Award for Ocean Science and Engineering. News 08.31.21 Genetic probes give new clues about the stunning diversity of comb jellies MBARI researchers have used the power of genetics to reveal the stunning diversity of delicate, gelatinous comb jellies. News 07.29.21 Environmental DNA is an effective tool for calculating marine biodiversity New research demonstrates that eDNA can be a valuable tool for monitoring California’s kelp forests. News 06.21.21 Vertical migration timing illuminates importance of predator pressure in the ocean’s twilight zone Robotics have helped illuminate the motivation for deep-sea animals’ daily journey out of the ocean’s twilight zone. News 06.07.21 Live from the Deep: Explore the coral and sponge gardens of Sur Ridge On Wednesday, June 30, MBARI will be exploring Sur Ridge and we’d like you to join us! News 06.02.21 New research reveals ocean noise from shipping traffic reduced during COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic enabled a rare opportunity to measure the relationship between shipping traffic and the marine soundscape. News 04.08.21 MBARI research and technology featured in 2020 Annual Report MBARI’s 2020 Annual Report provides a multimedia view of the institute’s latest research and technology. News 03.31.21 Seagrasses turn back the clock on ocean acidification The most extensive study yet of how seagrasses can buffer ocean acidification was published today. News 03.10.21 Unlocking the mysteries of the Arctic seafloor Researchers use MBARI's robotic fleet to investigate an abundance of scars left by submarine landslides along the edge of the continental slope of the Beaufort Sea. News 03.01.21 Seeing Sur Ridge: New animation transforms deep–sea mapping data to reveal the majesty of an underwater oasis MBARI teamed up with visual effects artists to transform deep-sea mapping data and reveal the majesty of an underwater oasis. News 01.13.21 Taking the lab into the ocean: A coordinated fleet of robots successfully tracks and monitors microbial communities Researchers recently enabled a trio of self-driving robots to locate, follow, and sample a layer of microbes as they drifted in an open-ocean eddy.