News tagged with marine science

Gene sequences reveal secrets of symbiosis

Advances in genomic research are helping scientists to reveal how corals and algae cooperate to combat environmental stresses. KAUST researchers have sequenced and compared the genomes of three strains of Symbiodinium, a ...

dateFeb 19, 2017 in Environment
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Help scientists research lugworms' sex lives

Love is in the air along our coastlines this autumn and scientists from the University of Portsmouth are asking the public to keep an eye out for signs of passion in the lugworm population.

dateSep 28, 2016 in Ecology
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Experts warn booming seaweed industry

A rising number of valuable uses being found for seaweed—from food and fertilizer to pharmaceuticals and industrial gels—is driving the rapid growth of an industry that could easily and needlessly drop into some of the ...

dateSep 04, 2016 in Ecology
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