A mysteriously healthy patch of coral reefs in the Red Sea and Persian Gulf might provide scientists with ways to protect the rest of the reefs
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To track the effects of warming seas on coral reefs, a new survey project is launching an extensive database of panoramic underwater imagery.
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The sperm can be used to reseed the reef in the future.
Cell biologists get observational omniscience
Real-time immune attack could pinpoint new interventions, thanks to a new procedure
Studying our natural internal bacteria could help doctors cure diseases that affect millions
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We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
But it's not going to be easy for many species
Glow coral, glow.
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Oceanography: Scientists get 'em close-up with CaveCam.
Survey finds new marine species
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Grouper and coral trout signal giant moray eels and octopuses to hunt prey.
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