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Sea Slug Steals Photosynthesis Genes From Algae

The brilliant emerald green sea slug, Elysia chlorotica, spends months living on sunlight just like plants. It’s been called the photosynthesizing sea slug in the past, but how it manages to do this as well as it does is a complete mystery. In a new study appearing in the Biological Bulletin, researchers reveal Continue reading Sea Slug Steals Photosynthesis Genes From Algae