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September 14, 2020 Issue


September 14, 2020 Cover

Volume 98, Issue 35

10 years after the largest accidental oil spill in history, scientists look back on insights gained about how microbes and chemical processes degrade oil. And they still see gaps that need to be filled before the next big spill

Cover image:A ship sits on a band of oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill.

Credit: ©Daniel Beltra, courtesy of Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

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