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2011-07-04 13:01:18

A new discovery reveals that the shrimp-like creature at the heart of the Antarctic food chain could play a key role in fertilising the Southern Ocean with iron – stimulating the growth of phytoplankton (microscopic plant-like organisms).

2010-03-02 10:40:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International announced today that it has launched a new premium krill oil ingredient that boosts natural astaxanthin levels found in krill oil in a product that offers a guaranteed shelf-life of two years.

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2008-02-25 12:35:00

Scientists have discovered Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) living and feeding down to depths of 3000 meters in the waters around the Antarctic Peninsula. Until now this shrimp-like crustacean was thought to live only in the upper ocean.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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