The Tiny Creature That Secretly Powers The Planet
Prochlorococcus is the most abundant photosynthetic species on the planet that has existed for millions of years. The marine microbe was not discovered until the mid-1980s. In this TED Talk, Oceanographer Penny Chisholm explains how this amazing little being’s ancient genetic code can give us clues to how we can reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
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