A new portable tool can assess microbes, screen for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and analyze algae that live in coral reefs, researchers say.
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A new system uses a smartphone to detect toxin-producing algae in water within 15 minutes.
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A new measurement of "Earth's heartbeat," the dynamic between oxygen and the productivity on Earth, shows animals can regulate the planet's oxygen levels.
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Researchers examined more than a million corals one-by-one for a new study on what we can do to save reefs in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
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The way diatoms—algae that produces 20% of the Earth's oxygen—harness solar energy could lead to cheaper, more efficient biofuels.
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Genes that red algae stole from bacteria to better adapt to hot springs could pave the way for designer algae that make fuel or clean up pollution.
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Diatoms aren't immune to deadly viral infections as researchers once thought, but their deaths may help other algae survive.
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