UGA researchers to use crowdsourcing to track harmful algal blooms in Georgia’s lakes

Athens, GA. – In August 2014, dangerous levels of a toxin produced by harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie compromised the water supply in Toledo, Ohio, as well as many other smaller cities and towns. The bloom, spawned by large concentrations of cyanobacteria that occur naturally in all Continue reading UGA researchers to use crowdsourcing to track harmful algal blooms in Georgia’s lakes

Medtech meets cleantech: Malaria vaccine candidate produced from algae

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine used algae as a mini-factory to produce a malaria parasite protein. The algae-produced protein, paired with an immune-boosting cocktail suitable for use in humans, generated antibodies in Continue reading Medtech meets cleantech: Malaria vaccine candidate produced from algae

New WRF study explores effective methods for toxic algae removal in drinking water

DENVER, CO, Feb. 17, 2015 — The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a sponsor of research supporting the water community, has released new findings of a study addressing effective removal methods for cyanobacteria and other Continue reading New WRF study explores effective methods for toxic algae removal in drinking water