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Denitrification, Its Importance Once Diluted, May be Back on Top, Princeton-led Team Says

September 2, 2009

researchers collecting water samples After more than a decade of inquiry, a Princeton University-led team of scientists has turned the tables on a long-standing controversy to reestablish an old truth about nitrogen mixing in the oceans. Full Story

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