Research from Penn and UCSB shows how giant clams harness the sun

The team members began their study hypothesizing that the clams’ iridocytes were being used to maximize the usefulness of the light that reaches the algae within their bodies. They were first confounded by the relationship between these iridescent structures and the Continue reading Research from Penn and UCSB shows how giant clams harness the sun

EPA Planning to Issue Health Advisories On Harmful Algal Blooms by May 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to issue by May 2015 drinking water health advisories for cyanobacteria, the harmful forms of blue-green algae that contaminated water supplies in Toledo, Ohio, and resulted in a weekend-long ban in early August, an agency official said Sept. 29. Continue reading EPA Planning to Issue Health Advisories On Harmful Algal Blooms by May 2015

Proterro and Bunge to conduct pilot study in Brazil of Proterro’s Sucrose-production technology

[Brazil] Biofeedstock company Proterro and Bunge Global Innovation, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of global agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited (Bunge), will conduct a pilot study of Proterro’s sucrose-production technology in Brazil. Continue reading Proterro and Bunge to conduct pilot study in Brazil of Proterro’s Sucrose-production technology