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Moonlight Sonata on the Reef

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Science  14 Dec 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5857, pp. 1715
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5857.1715

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MAGNETIC ISLAND, AUSTRALIA-- Researchers hope that work on Acropora millepora, a common coral of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, will point to ways to minimize global-warming-inflicted damage to the 2000-kilometer-long reef, which generates $4 billion a year in revenue.