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Don't Sugarcoat Corals

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Science  24 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5764, pp. 1094
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5764.1094a

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ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI-- The first large-scale ecotoxicity study of coral has identified a new and surprising suspect for what may be killing reefs worldwide--organic carbon in the form of simple sugar molecules--researchers reported at the AAAS annual meeting, held here from 16 to 20 February. (Read more.)