Ecology: Electrical Cable Bacteria Save Marine Life

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Animals at the bottom of the sea survive oxygen depletion surprisingly often, and a new study identifies cable bacteria in the sediment as the saviors. The bacterial electrical activity creates an iron 'carpet', trapping toxic hydrogen sulfide.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number1
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2016

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