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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Emiliana Huxleyi

Caption: This is Emiliana huxleyi, a marine phytoplankton whose blooms can grow so large they are visible from space. The researchers found it does not require vitamin B1 to grow, as previously thought.

Credit: Photo by Bjoern Rost, Alfred Wegener Institut

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