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Submission + - Bioluminescent Bacteria Used to Combat Pollution->

An anonymous reader writes: Many animals use bioluminescence to find food, attract mates, and defend against predators. Now a marine biologist is harnessing bioluminescent bacteria to save one of Florida'(TM)s most precious and threatened ecosystems — theIndian River Lagoon. By mixing bioluminescent bacteria with sediment from the 156-mile estuary, renowned scientist Dr. Edith Widder is able to determine how many toxic chemicals are present in the water.
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Bioluminescent Bacteria Used to Combat Pollution

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