COSEE Ocean Systems: News
New genetic approaches unveil cryptic microbial algae in reef coral
Description: Dr Madeleine van Oppen and Jos Mieog (PhD student) from AIMS say their new highly sensitive genetic technique- 100 times more powerful than conventional methods - has provided the first evidence that many corals store several types of algae, which can improve their capacity to cope with warmer water temperatures. [Source: Australian Institute of Marine Science ]
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Source: Australian Institute of Marine Science
Publish Date: 8/29/2007
Reading Level: Basic
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