plankton species

New plankton species discovered in South China Sea

Chinese scientists have discovered a new plankton species deep in the South China Sea near the disputed Nansha Islands, researchers said Monday.

Feb 23, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

Plankton DNA sequencing uncovers secrets of white cliffs of Dover

Researchers in a major international project have sequenced the genome of Emiliania huxleyi, the microscopic plankton species whose chalky skeletons form the iconic white cliffs of Dover.

Jun 14, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

Catastrophe 65 mn yrs ago

Extinctions that happened 65 mn yrs were more severe.

Mar 02, 2010, 08:26 AM IST