The Importance of Marine Picoeukaryotes and the Search for Lost Time

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Unicellular eukaryotes are responsible for a massive amount of photosynthetic carbon fixation in marine systems. The smallest among these fall within the “pico” size fraction (<2 micrometers in diameter), are broadly distributed – from coastal to open-ocean environments – and are highly diverse. Picoeukaryotes contribute a significant proportion of the biomass and primary production within this size fraction, often rivaling their cyanobacterial counterparts Prochlorococcus and...

Talk by Hal Pashler

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Hal Pashler talks about the correlation between the time periods elapsed between review of information (study gaps) and the time frame for retaining that information, as well as the implications of this study in education.