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For corals adapting to climate change, it's survival of the fattest--and most flexible
July 9, 2014
The future health of the world's coral reefs and the animals that depend on them relies in part on the ability of one tiny symbiotic sea creature to get fat-and to be flexible about the type of algae it cooperates with.
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