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Great Lakes may hold clues to beginning of life on Earth

North Country Public Radio (8/29)

Microbial mats at the bottom of sinkholes under Lake Superior could provide answers to questions of how the atmosphere became oxygenated.

Stone Lab: The science and beauty of Lake Erie

Chicago Sun-Times (8/28)

Stone Laboratory, on a small island in Lake Erie, is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States.

Clinton River among the worst of Great Lakes tributaries for organic pollutants

Rochester Post (8/23)

A four-year study of waterways in the Great Lakes basin found that a trio of Michigan rivers, including the Clinton River, are contaminated with a significant amount of organic waste.

Study by the University of Toledo details harm done by algae

The Toledo Blade (8/18)

Preliminary findings from a University of Toledo study on mice has researchers hoping to further study possible effects of microcystin on people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and other health conditions.

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