News tagged with coral diseases

Coral reefs in warming seas

Disease outbreaks are often associated with hot weather. Because many bacteria typically multiply more rapidly in warmer conditions, it's a commonly held notion that warm-weather outbreaks are a straightforward consequence ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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How corals fight back

Australian researchers are a step closer to understanding the rapid decline of our coral reefs, thanks to a breakthrough study linking coral immunity with its susceptibility to bleaching and disease.

dateAug 18, 2010 in Ecology
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