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Newly Described Algae Species Toughens Up Corals to Endure Warming Oceans
Newly Described Algae Species Toughens Up Corals to Endure Warming Oceans 14 July 2017 Using innovative methods, researchers at Penn State University have identified a new species of stress-tolerant algae that associate with corals in a partnership that promotes the health and growth of coral reef ecosystems.

AstroFest 2017 is Four Evenings of Astronomy Activities and Stargazing During Arts Festival
AstroFest 2017 is Four Evenings of Astronomy Activities and Stargazing During Arts Festival 10 July 2017 Penn State will be holding its annual AstroFest program from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. each night from Wednesday, July 12 through Saturday, July 15, during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts.

Malaria parasites sense and adapt to their host’s nutritional status
Malaria parasites sense and adapt to their host’s nutritional status 05 July 2017 A new study shows that the infectious agent responsible for malaria, the Plasmodium parasite, is able to sense its host’s nutritional status and actively adapt through changes in gene expression to reduce the number of offspring it produces.

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