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Humans and corals share genes

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    UH-Manoa scientists have published new research showing that corals share some of the same genes as humans, including those that can sense temperature and acidity. Above, corals in Kaneohe Bay.

A University of Hawaii researcher has confirmed corals have some of the same genes as humans, a finding that could help scientists understand those animals that are key to marine diversity. Read more

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