In the Ocean, It’s Snowing Microplastics

Tiny bits of plastic have infiltrated the deep sea’s main food source and could alter the ocean’s role in one of Earth’s ancient cooling processes, scientists say.

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Fossil of Vampire Squid’s Oldest Ancestor Is Named for Biden

Scientists describe a new species of vampyropod from a 328-million-year-old, 10-armed fossil found in Montana.

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This Pan Sauce Set My Cooking Free

A tangy mix of lime juice, maple syrup and Dijon works well with just about anything.

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This Ammonite Was Fossilized Outside Its Shell

The bizarre fossil is one of very few records of soft tissue in a creature better known as a whorled shell.

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‘They’re Calling You on the Squid Phone’

Cephalopod researchers were surprised by the sighting of a ram’s horn squid, a peculiar animal never before filmed in its natural environment.

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A Rhode Islander Reconciles Herself to Calamari

Sure, other states might have squid — but do they have this much of it?

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Managing the Majestic Jumbo Flying Squid

Warming waters attributed to climate change help fill people’s pockets and dinner plates.

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This Might Be the Longest Creature Ever Seen in the Ocean

Scientists spotted a swirling siphonophore off Western Australia that was 150 feet long.

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