This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, Craig Venter and his colleagues at the J. Craig Venter Institute report the "sequencing of 137 diverse marine isolates collected from around the world," which they analyzed along with previously published genomes for marine isolates and metagenomic data in order to "gain insights into the ecology of the surface ocean prokaryotic picoplankton." According to their data, Venter et al.

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