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marine plants

Tiny Fighters in Sediments Determine Success of Invasive Marine Plants

Armies of microbes that are invisible to the naked eye battle it out to determine whether exotic marine plants successfully invade new territory and...
Mozzie Virus

Drug Breakthrough for Mozzie Virus Outbreaks

Scientists have discovered a way that could help treat severe inflammation from an infectious mosquito-borne disease during outbreaks. A team of researchers led by Professor...
animal culture

‘Animal Culture’ Reshapes Ideas about Evolution

Culture was once thought to be what distinguishes humans from other animals. However, research by academics from the University of St Andrews studying animal...
coral reefs

Researchers Make Improbable Discovery of Deep-sea Coral Reefs in “Hostile” Pacific...

Scientists had long believed that the waters of the Central and Northeast Pacific Ocean were inhospitable to certain species of deep-sea corals, but a...
pollution

Discovery of Industrial Chemicals 10 Km below Sea Surface ‘Disturbing’

The discovery of extremely high levels of pollution at the bottom of two of the Earth’s deepest oceanic trenches is a disturbing development that...
Drones

Drones Aid in Coral Reef Research

Drones have often been used in civilian applications for filming and photography. However, the use of these unmanned aerial devices for research purposes is...