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  1. Newly discovered algal species gives corals thermoprotection
    Newly discovered algal species gives corals thermoprotection

    A new species of algae has been discovered in reef corals of the Persian (Arabian) Gulf where it helps corals to survive seawater temperatures of up to 36 degrees Celsius - temperatures that would kill corals elsewhere

  2. Journal highlight - unique insights into adaptation of commensals and probiotics to mucosal environment
    Journal highlight - unique insights into adaptation of commensals and probiotics to mucosal environment

    This paper explores the unique insights into adaptation of commensals and probiotics to the mucosal environment.

  3. Journal highlight - sustained shift in nitrifier community following Deepwater Horizon oil spill
    Journal highlight - sustained shift in nitrifier community following Deepwater Horizon oil spill

    Research shows a sustained shift in the archaeal nitrifier community in response to natural and anthropogenic disturbances in the northern Gulf of Mexico, following hurricanes and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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  1. sfamtweets: Uncultivated bacteria from groundwater are close to, if not exceeding, the theoretical minimum size-limit for life http://t.co/WzPOyLbDME

    11:28 PM Feb 27

  2. sfamtweets: Newly discovered algal species gives corals thermoprotection http://t.co/31qVpfI6N7

    6:05 PM Feb 27