Basic research uncovers the ‘invisible pasture of the sea’
Mar 11, 2014
PBS NewsHour reporter Rebecca Jacobson spent an afternoon in Professor Sallie (Penny) Chisholm’s laboratory documenting Chisholm’s work with the photosynthetic bacteria Prochloroccocus. The phytoplankton, discovered by Chisholm and colleagues in 1985, provides an estimated 5-10 percent of the oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere.
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