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‘Chameleon’ ocean bacteria can shift their colours

Cyanobacteria - which propel the ocean engine and help sustain marine life – can shift their colour like chameleons to match different coloured light across the world’s seas, according to research by an international collaboration including the University of Warwick.

 


‘Lost’ 99% of ocean microplastics to be identified with dye?

The smallest microplastics present in our oceans – which go largely undetected and are potentially harmful – could be more effectively identified using an innovative and inexpensive new method, developed by researchers at the University of Warwick.