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Methane from BP oil spill eaten by microbes

Underwater bacteria had devoured nearly all the methane gas from BP’s blown-out well by August, says a study in Science. The huge quantities of methane gas that bubbled out of BP’s broken well in the Gulf of Mexico were eaten up almost entirely by undersea microbes by the end of August, a new study reports(…)

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Methane from BP oil spill eaten by microbes

Underwater bacteria had devoured nearly all the methane gas from BP’s blown-out well by August, says a study in Science. The huge quantities of methane gas that bubbled out of BP’s broken well in the Gulf of Mexico were eaten up almost entirely by undersea microbes by the end of August, a new study reports(…)

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