RSS Saving corals with viruses?

Discussion in 'RSS Feeds' started by MASA Admin, 31 May 2011.

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    A fascinating study is currently being conducted to test if viruses can help prevent coral bleaching. Bacteria has been shown to cause some bleaching events, and scientists now think using bacteriophages - bacteria-attacking viruses - may help save some corals from the increasing threat of bleaching due to rising ocean temperatures.

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