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Contact: Abby Robinson
abby@innovate.gatech.edu
404-385-3364
Georgia Institute of Technology

Downing Lake, Indiana

Caption: Downing Lake, shown here, was one of seven Indiana lakes researchers monitored during a four-month period to assess how the Daphnia dentifera population quickly evolved to survive epidemics of a virulent yeast parasite Metschnikowia bicuspidata.

Credit: Indiana University/David Civitello

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