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New Rhizobia-diatom symbiosis solves long-standing marine mystery

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology have discovered a new partnership between a marine diatom and a bacterium that can account for a large share of nitrogen…

Cruise Ship as Data Collector

New Approaches in Ocean Observation… Scientific research – not only confined to dedicated research vessels but also from non-scientific vessels and marine infrastructures. This is one of the ideas promoted…

For microscopic organisms, ocean currents act as ‘expressway’ to deeper depths

New research shows how tiny plant-like organisms hitch a ride on ocean currents to reach darker and deeper depths, where they impact carbon cycling and microbial dynamics in the subtropical…

Fourth global coral bleaching event

ZMT researcher observes the state of reefs in the eastern tropical Pacific. According to scientists from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the International Coral Reef Initiative…

A new look at the consequences of light pollution

GAME 2024 begins its experiments in eight countries. Can artificial light at night harm marine algae and impair their important functions for coastal ecosystems? This year’s project of the training…

How blue-green algae manipulate microorganisms

Research team at the University of Freiburg discovers previously unknown gene that indirectly promotes photosynthesis. Cyanobacteria – also called blue-green algae – are known as the “plants of the ocean”…

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