Jellyfish larvae can get trapped in bathing suits and sting the skin.
NOAA scientists witnessed the event while searching for World War Two shipwreck the Bloody Marsh.
The aquifer stretches from Massachusetts to New Jersey—the biggest formation of its kind ever found.
"Plastic pollution is not just a city, river or sea problem," the study's co-author told Newsweek.
Scientists analyzed the 2011 Japan earthquake to better understand the global carbon cycle.
More than 50 percent of the world's oceans will change color if global temperatures continue to rise on their current trajectory.
The masses of plastic could starve deep-sea ecosystems and hard animals, scientists fear.
Some 5,000 feet beneath the surface of the sea lies a world of weird and wonderful species.
Russia in particular has grabbed headlines with renewed submarine activity in the Atlantic.
Sea lice are not actually lice; they are the larvae of jellyfish and sea anemones.
A hydrovolcanic explosion could have caused the explosion that hit a tour boat in Hawaii.
About 70 percent of the world is covered by oceans.
Unlike the mucus in our noses, which appears amorphous and blobby, the mucous sheets of these ocean grazers can be structured into ornate meshes and nets.
Russia's submersible drone, known to Russia as Poseidon and to the U.S. as Kanyon, may change nuclear warfare as we know it.
How long can you hold your breath underwater? These people can hold theirs for up to 13 minutes.