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.

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.

Catastrophe 65 mn yrs ago

Extinctions that happened 65 mn yrs were more severe.