More than a week after the discovery of toxic blue-green algae in the Willamette River, users are getting frustrated with the fact that they still have to stay away from the water. Continue reading Future of blue-green algae in Willamette River still uncertain; users frustrated
The rise of the prize has helped define innovation in the 21st century, triggering breakthroughs in space travel, third-world vaccinations, driver-less cars and even better movie downloads. Now the Everglades Foundation has joined the Continue reading Clean the Everglades, win $10 million
Drought, low lake levels and algae blooms are capturing the headlines when the topic is Clear Lake. The bad press is also being blamed for keeping the tourists away. None of this is new and the lake has been the target of media criticism in the past. Continue reading No easy solution to weed, algae problem
NEOSHO, MO.— The National Fish Hatchery in Neosho is doing an annual cleaning. but this year, crews are working extra hard.
Algae grows for several reasons in the water during the summer months and crews then have to clean it out. Continue reading Big Algae Problem for Neosho Fish Hatchery
In 1998, scientists found some strange fossils in southern China: The spherical clusters of cells, 600 million years old, seemed to be unlike anything alive today.
Since then, researchers have posed different theories on what sort of species Continue reading This strange fossil may show an early stage of animal life
I was fortunate enough to close out this past summer with a Labor Day weekend vacation, where I found myself in front of a campfire making s’mores. A time-honored summer tradition, and a simple pleasure indeed.
As my mind wandered, it landed on the fact that I was burning biomass to roast my marshmallow. I also reflected that this three-day weekend was dedicated to the millions of men and women who Continue reading Algae Industry: Reflecting on the Future
(Phys.org) —Hydrogen as a regenerative fuel produced in gigantic water tanks full of algae, which need nothing more than sunlight to produce the promising green energy carrier: a great idea in theory, but one that fails due to the vast amount of space required for the production process. Continue reading Modified algae enzymes enable efficient hydrogen production
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released their new plan to restoring the largest freshwater source on Earth. The plan includes increasing attempts to clear up toxic algae blooms and clean up 10 polluted rivers and Continue reading Fighting the Great Lakes Algae Problem. EPA Announces New Restoration Plan
[South Korea] The authors, writing in the August edition of Aquaculture Research, found significant weight gain and a high Continue reading Residue of microalgae derived biofuel could work as fishmeal alternative in aquafeed
Be honest: how much do you really think about your thyroid? Chances are, unless you suffer from thyroid disease, that butterfly-shaped gland in your neck probably doesn’t cross your mind too often.
The thyroid is an important Continue reading The need for seaweed