cyanobacteria

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Synonyms for cyanobacteria

predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll

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Scientists think that blue-green bacteria are also responsible for algae.
Other organisms regularly fed on the blue-green bacteria as well.
More problematic are the purposive and teleological words Brown uses to describe evolutionary processes, such as the claims that "blue-green bacteria invented away to breathe oxygen" and that monkey eyes "faced forward ...
The photobionts are generally green algae or blue-green bacteria (cyanobacteria, once known as blue-green algae).
Schopf, a paleo-biologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, was struck 30 years ago by the apparent similarities between some 1-billion-year-old fossils of blue-green bacteria and their modern microbial counterparts, which often form a living film on stagnant water.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sun light directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.