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Scientists seek to develop hybrid coral reef off of Miami

Aug. 17, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Scientists and students from the University of Miami dove into the dark waters a few miles off the shores of Miami this week as part of an effort to develop hybrid reefs. The team from the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science was on a mission to...

'Earliest animal predator' named after David Attenborough

Jul. 25, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A fossil of a 560-million-year-old creature, which researchers believe to be the first animal predator, has been named after the British naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough. Scientists said Monday they believe the specimen, named Auroralumina...

Diving into some tunes at Florida underwater music festival

Jul. 09, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — They weren't in a “Yellow Submarine,” but hundreds of people spent time below the waves Saturday for a music festival off the Florida Keys. The Beatle's hit and other ocean-themed songs like the theme to “The Little Mermaid” were part of the...