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Rapidly growing bacteria that live in the ocean and can manufacture their own food hold promise as host organisms for producing chemicals, biofuels, and medicine. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) ...

dateDec 30, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Getting to the origins of photosynthesis

One of the most important areas in all of biology is the evolution of photosynthesis. Some species of single celled cyanobacteria, through photosynthesis, forever changed the atmosphere of the early Earth by filling it with ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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'Blue-green algae' proliferating in lakes

The organisms commonly known as blue-green algae have proliferated much more rapidly than other algae in lakes across North America and Europe over the past two centuries - and in many cases the rate of increase has sharply ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Environment
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