Plucking a strand of genetic insight from the sea - New York Times

By filtering through 25 gallons of seawater from Puget Sound, Vaughn Iverson, a graduate student in Oceanography, has managed to tease out and sequence the DNA of a tiny microbe that has eluded scientists for years.  Ginger Armbrust, professor and director of the School of Oceanography, is also featured.  Read more here. 

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