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MBL Scientists Describe Major Differences Between Related Desert and Aquatic Algae

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enallax-costatusBy Stephanie M. McPherson Staying alive in the desert is no simple matter for green algae whose evolutionary ancestors lived in the ocean. How can some algal species survive extreme drought, while others desiccate and die? Understanding this difference can provide important information on requirements for drought tolerance that it may be possible to apply […]

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