Feds Expand Marine Sanctuary Off Louisiana and Texas Coasts

The remote Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana, the only sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico’s diverse waters, has tripled in size under a final rule signed Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Algae Breathes Life Into 3D-Printed Tissues

Imagine if human tissue could harness the power of plants and generate oxygen through photosynthesis. If it sounds like a creature that came out of a lab, that’s because it is. Harvard researchers published research based on 3D-printed tissue models of liver cells Wednesday that derive oxygen from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, single-celled algae.

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