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Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coral Communities Is Deeper and Broader than Predicted

28 July 2014 - A new discovery of two additional coral communities showing signs of damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill expands the impact footprint of the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The discovery was made by a team led by Charles Fisher, professor of biology at Penn State University. A paper describing this work and additional impacts of human activity on corals in the Gulf of Mexico will be published during the last week of July 2014 in the online Early Edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Photos of New Comet Approaching a Very Close Encounter with Mars (19 June 2014)

Burst of Mutations During Initial Infection Allows Bacteria To Evade Human Immune Response (13 June 2014)

Rescue of Alzheimer's Memory Deficit Achieved by Reducing 'Excessive Inhibition' (13 June 2014)

Until Death Do Us Part: Genetics Reveal that Threatened Reef Corals and Their Symbiotic Algae Live Together but Evolve Independently (10 June 2014)

NASA Ranks Swift Satellite Number One (28 May 2014)

Harry Allcock Elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (27 May 2014)

Norman Freed Memorial Celebration on June 12 (Event Date: 12 June 2014) (Hintz Family Alumni Center, from 12 June 2014 03:00 PM to 12 June 2014 05:00 PM)

Groh Receives Two Major Schreyer Honors College Awards (14 May 2014)

Frank Pugh Honored as an Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State (9 May 2014)

Andrew Read Honored as an Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State (9 May 2014)

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