Friday, July 13, 2007

New under the sun?

Coral geneticists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science say [they have] the first evidence that many corals store several types of algae, which can improve their capacity to cope with warmer water temperatures.
--from New genetic approaches unveil cryptic microbial algae in reef coral on the AIMS site, reported in The Australian as Barrier Reef 'can adapt' to warmer times (sic).


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