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Nature Biotechnology volume 29, pages 103106 (2011) | Download Citation

With information on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico still coming in, more is being learned about the role of indigenous bacteria in cleaning the spill. Meanwhile, efforts are under way to enlist new genomic technologies to improve outcomes. Jeffrey L. Fox reports.

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