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How plankton cope with turbulence

Microscopic marine plankton are not helplessly adrift in the ocean. They can perceive cues that indicate turbulence, rapidly respond to regulate their behaviour and...

Some tiny plankton may have big effect on ocean’s carbon storage

How do you find your food? Most animal species, whether they rummage through a refrigerator or stalk prey in the wild, obtain nutrients by...

Reading Ancient Climate from Plankton Shells

Climate changes from millions of years ago are recorded at daily rate in ancient sea shells, new research shows. A huge X-ray microscope has revealed...

Late Cretaceous Period Was Likely Ice-Free

For years, scientists have thought that a continental ice sheet formed during the Late Cretaceous Period more than 90 million years ago when the...

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