My students often remark on a 'weird' smell that comes from our vermicomposting bin in the classroom. A slightly "earthy" smell is produced as the worms break down fruits, vegetables, and starches into fertilizer that contains readily available phosphorous.
Almost on a daily basis scientists discover something new about the ocean. Some discoveries are delightful; others boggle the mind. For your enjoyment and amazement as we begin the new year, here are seven wonders from the seas.