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Unmasking Dark Matter: Ocean Genome Legacy Helps Reveal a Hidden World of Proteins 

Unmasking Dark Matter: Ocean Genome Legacy Helps Reveal a Hidden World of Proteins 

We all know that protein is essential to life and that our muscles, vital organs, and enzymes—the tiny molecular machines that drive life’s processes—are all made of protein. In fact, your body contains about 20,000 different proteins, each with its own unique...

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Saving the unknown: Ocean Genome Legacy joins forces with Ocean Census to document the ocean’s taxonomic dark matter

Saving the unknown: Ocean Genome Legacy joins forces with Ocean Census to document the ocean’s taxonomic dark matter

Did you know that 75–90% of the estimated 1–2 million species living in the world’s ocean remain undiscovered and undescribed? Together, these species constitute the ocean’s taxonomic dark matter—the critical portion of life’s diversity hidden beneath the waves. To...

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Good news for coral restoration: New research show genes can identify disease resistant corals!

Good news for coral restoration: New research show genes can identify disease resistant corals!

Staghorn corals (Acropora cervicornis) were once among the most dominant reef-building corals in the Caribbean. However, starting in the mid-1980s, these iconic corals began a steep decline. Due to climate change and a mysterious bacterial plague known as “white...

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