Algae alert issued for Lake Isle

Residents of Lake Isle are being warned about a poisonous blue-green algae that has been detected in the lake. Alberta Health Services released an advisory Tuesday, instructing residents and visitors to the lake not to drink water from the lake, even if has been boiled, and to ensure their pets and livestock do not consume the water… Continue reading Algae alert issued for Lake Isle

Stony Brook researcher: Cooler spring curbed red tide, shellfish bed closures

Long Island did not see any shellfish bed closures due to red tide this spring for the first time in seven years — but the algae responsible have been found in a new location on the East End, according to researchers at Stony Brook University… Continue reading Stony Brook researcher: Cooler spring curbed red tide, shellfish bed closures

Alltech sets up the country’s first algae factory

The multinational firm Alltech has begun construction of an algae production plthe first Brazilian algae plant. Result of an investment of BRL 140 million (USD 62.8 million), this project was born following the extension of the yeast plant in San Pedro de Ivaí, Paraná, in the northwest region… Continue reading Alltech sets up the country’s first algae factory

Quantum biology: Algae evolved to switch quantum coherence on and off

A UNSW Australia-led team of researchers has discovered how algae that survive in very low levels of light are able to switch on and off a weird quantum phenomenon that occurs during photosynthesis…

The function in the algae of this quantum effect, known as coherence, remains… Continue reading Quantum biology: Algae evolved to switch quantum coherence on and off

Ohio gets help from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency studying algae, other issues on Lake Erie

CLEVELAND – The Ohio Lake Erie Commission took their quarterly meeting to the lake itself Monday going out on the Research Vessel Lake Guardian to see first hand the type of research the U.S. Environmental… Continue reading Ohio gets help from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency studying algae, other issues on Lake Erie