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Plants help clean up oil, Tulane study finds

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Plants help clean up oil, Tulane study finds

Plants help clean up oil, Tulane study finds
Photo: Jordan Hoffmann

A team of Tulane biologists has found that oil-eating bacteria grew rapidly within salt marsh cordgrass following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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