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Acidification of oceans may create turmoil in marine food chains

The rapid climatic changes have led to severe deep-sea acidification jeopardizing the growth of aquatic creatures like sea urchins, mussels, clams, oysters, crabs and lobsters. The scientists fear that this trend will be uppermost in the regions near the poles. The sea creatures are facing grave complexity in development inside their shells leaving them exposed to the eye of the predator.

Jellyfish engineered in lab may patch up a busted heart

A jellyfish engineered from a seer polymer film and rat heart cells in the controlled confines of a laboratory may inspire the diseased heart to recover.