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Thirst For Blood Sparks Toxic Algal Blooms
Description: The blooming of toxic algae that occurs during the summer conceal a fight for life and death. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, propose in an article published in the journal PNAS that algal blooms are created when aggressive algae kill and injure their competitors in order to absorb the nutrients they contain. [Source: ScienceDaily]
URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/06/090630075317.htm
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 6/30/2009
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