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News of the Day: Fool's Gold Fertilizes Ocean

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There’s fool's gold in the ocean, and this mineral helps support life in the ocean. Scientists have been studying how bacteria and small plants in the ocean get the iron they need for energy and growth. Well, new research points to mineral sources on the seafloor. Part of the "News of the Day" series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes

News of the Day
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