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Like people in cities, microbes often live in complex communities that contain many different microbial types.
When male squid come into contact with a chemical found on the outside of eggs laid by females, they instantly go from swimming along calmly and minding their own business to a state of extreme aggression.
Scientists have mapped the genome of the waterflea, revealing the most gene-packed animal characterized to date.
Brown-MBL study estimates future greenhouse gas emissions from Brazilian Amazon state.
When searching for long-lost treasure, sometimes all you need is a good flashlight.
Cost-effective approach could help predict climate change impacts for all marine ecosystems.
On the open sand plains of the Caribbean seafloor, where soft-bodied animals are routinely exposed to predators, camouflage can be key to survival.
The phrase "perk up your ears" made more sense last year after scientists discovered how the quietest sounds are amplified in the cochlea before being transmitted to the brain.
Caltech biologist David Anderson and his colleagues identify a brain chemical involved in promoting aggression in flies.
On the marine microbial stage, there appears to be a vast, varied group of understudies only too ready to step in when "star" microbes falter.
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