COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Broadening the 'SCOPE' of microbial oceanography
Description: Marine bacteria and phytoplankton, which inhabit every drop of seawater, essentially dominate the ocean ecosystem. Microbes manufacture oxygen from sunlight, regulate the cycling of nutrients, and produce and consume greenhouse gases, with enormous implications for the ocean, and the entire planet. SCOPE gives the field's top researchers new ability to apply advanced genomics and systems-biology approaches to go after the most elusive details in the ocean biome. [Source: MIT News]
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Source: MIT News
Publish Date: 8/18/2014
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