(From MBARI)

10. Whale carcass yields bone-devouring worms: www.mbari.org/news/news_releases/2004/whalefall.html

9. Impacts of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide on the ocean: www.mbari.org/news/news_releases/2004/aaas2004.html

8. Aquatic nutrient sensor network for coastal oceanography in Elkhorn Slough: www.mbari.org/news/homepage/lobo_deploy.html

(From Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and MBARI)

7. Moss Landing researchers reveal iron as key to climate change: www.mbari.org/news/news_releases/2004/sofex.html

(From Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University)

6. Conservation studies of Bahamas reefs: http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2004/march10/coral-310.html

5. Mussels may be damaged by synthetic perfumes: news-service.stanford.edu/news/2004/november3/Perfume-1103.html

(From UCSC)

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4. Computer analysis shows scientists could reconstruct the genome of the common ancestor of all placental mammals: http://www.ucsc.edu/news_events/press_releases/text.asp?pid=601

3. Rifampicin, an antibiotic used to treat leprosy and tuberculosis, shows promise for fighting Parkinson’s disease in laboratory tests: www.ucsc.edu/news_events/press_releases/text.asp?pid=600

2. Order of Species Loss has Important Biodiversity Consequences, Grassland Study Reveals: www.ucsc.edu/news_events/press_releases/text.asp?pid=594

(From Naval Postgraduate School)

1. Navy METOC Team Monterey Dramatically Improves Hurricane Prediction: www.nps.edu/PAO/ArchiveDetail.aspx?id=558&role=pao&area=news

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