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The holobiont concept extends a central organism to include the microbes in, on and around it. With this idea, it's no simple task determining where an organism ends and the outside world begins.
Cyanobacterial blooms are on the rise owing to many factors, including climate change. Many species produce potent cyanotoxins that are harmful to animals, plants and humans and pose a serious threat to the environment.
Online research projects like the organonitrogen degradation (ONDB) database teach students bioinformatics, collaboration and scientific thinking skills, regardless of location or laboratory access.