The findings challenge the conventional wisdom that phytoplankton growth in the temperate oceans is spurred by the heating of the surface of the ocean and the increased light during the spring, which would provide extra fuel for the growing creatures. This 50-year-old theory is outdated, said study researcher Michael Behrenfeld, a botanist at Oregon State University in Corvallis. … [Read more...] about Huge Ocean Blooms Don’t Wait for Spring, Study Finds
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Journal – Week 7 Greg Marshall from The National Geographic Society arrived with his CritterCam® video camera. This device can be attached, like a small backpack, to a penguin’s back, and then capture video from the penguin’s perspective as the bird swims and dives. The CritterCam thereby allows a bird to make (and star in) its own underwater movie. Crittercam brings success! It showed us that Rodney, our first penguin to sport a Crittercam, was catching many, many, many fish in the plate ice that lines the bottom of the sea ice. It also showed us that the birds are catching small fish (Pagothenia borchgrevinki) on their dives. This finally explains why the birds are taking long dives and spending a lot of time near the underside of the sea ice. … [Read more...] about A Season at the Penguin Ranch in Antarctica
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ACROS reported the zero-day to Zoom earlier today and released an update to its 0patch client to prevent attacks for its own customers until Zoom releases an official fix. A demo of the zero-day being exploited, and then blocked by the 0patch client is available below. … [Read more...] about Zoom working on patching zero-day disclosed in Windows client