Change in Pacific nitrogen content tied to climate change

Using deep sea corals gathered near the Hawaiian Islands, a Lawrence Livermore scientist, in collaboration with UC Santa Cruz colleagues, has determined that a long-term shift in nitrogen content in the Pacific Ocean has occurred as a result of climate change.

Microbes are alive and well in the deepest ocean

An international research team has announced the first scientific results from one of the most inaccessible places on Earth.

Record-breaking marine robot crosses Pacific

A swimming robot measuring just seven feet long has successfully crossed the Pacific after more than a year at sea.

Bacteria discovered after 86 million years

Living bacteria have been discovered deep beneath the ocean where they've had no new food or oxygen since dinosaurs roamed the earth.

Biofuel powers Boeing 787 across the Pacific

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner has made aviation history by completing the first ever transpacific biofuel flight.

Russian spaceship crashes in Pacific

The failed Mars probe that was left spinning out of control when contact was lost shortly after takeoff, has crashed safely to Earth in the southern Pacific.

UARS satellite fell in south Pacific, says NASA

NASA’s given its final verdict on the last resting place of the UARS satellite, which fell back to Earth last Friday.

Oceanic 'Garbage Patch' smaller than claimed

The amount of plastic trash floating in the Pacific Ocean's 'Great Garbage Patch' is nowhere near as great as has been made out, an Oregon State University scientist says.

Report: Microsoft and LG team up for 3D gaming

Microsoft and LG have reportedly entered into a memorandum of understanding to jointly market the latter's new 3D televisions alongside 3D-enabled Xbox 360 games in the Asia Pacific region.

Boat built from soda bottles prepares to set sail

A boat built from 12,000 plastic bottles it to set sail this month, with the aim of crossing the Pacific Ocean.