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Threatened tropical coral reefs form complex, ancient associations with bacteria


November 27, 2018

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In a comprehensive study of healthy corals published Nov. 22 in the journal Nature Communications, a team of scientists from the University of Washington Bothell, Pennsylvania State University and Oregon State University report that coral bacteria are a surprisingly diverse bunch -- and that different sections of the coral body can host unique communities of bacteria. Full Story

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