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Coral White Plague Is Viral Not Bacterial
2013-09-13 09:53:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just as the black plague laid waste to communities across Medieval Europe, a 'white plague' has been decimating marine corals in the Caribbean. Once thought to be caused mainly by bacteria, researchers at Oregon State University have found that a group of small, circular, single-strand DNA (SCSD) viruses are connected to the dramatic rise of white plague that has occurred in recent decades. The Oregon researchers said they are...