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Viral disease -- particularly from herpes -- gaining interest as possible cause of coral decline

Viral disease -- particularly from herpes -- gaining interest as possible cause of coral decline | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
As corals continue to decline in abundance around the world, researchers are turning their attention to a possible cause that's almost totally unexplored -- viral disease. It appears that corals harbor many different viruses -- particularly herpes.
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The microbiologist: Tweaking genes to help corals survive climate change — The Daily Climate

The microbiologist: Tweaking genes to help corals survive climate change — The Daily Climate | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it

Kim Ritchie, a molecular biologist at Florida's Mote Marine Laboratory, is pushing the frontiers of gene therapy. Harnessing beneficial bacteria, she's helping coral reefs weather pollution, overfishing and climate change.


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