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New research finds ocean's most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles
July 10, 2014
Researchers working at Station ALOHA, a deep ocean study site 100 km north of Oahu, observed different species of free-living, heterotrophic bacteria turning on diel cycling genes at slightly different times--suggesting a wave of transcriptional activity that passes through the ocean microbial community each day.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
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