New research sheds light on the genetic mechanisms behind how bioluminescent bacteria compete to live symbiotically with the Hawaiian bobtail squid.
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"In terms of ecosystem function, particularly buffering the atmosphere against climate change, ectomycorrhizal fungi are among the last microbes you want to lose."
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Hawaiian bobtail squid owe their luminescence to bacteria they acquire from the environment. Genetic analysis clarifies how this symbiosis works.
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"These fish are like candy. They are tiny, colorful bundles of energy that get eaten...by any coral reef organism that can bite, grab, or slurp them up."
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New research shows how temperature can affect the symbiotic relationship between ants and trees on the African savanna.
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