Euglena gracillis’ appetite for pollutants

Tim Lougheed reports for the Canadian Chemical News that an entrepreneurial effort based in the lake-dotted Peterborough region of Ontario is enlisting a strain of algae in an effort to make local water as clean as possible.

Euglena gracillis has an appetite for pollutants such as phosphorus, heavy metals and even silver nanoparticles. Continue reading Euglena gracillis’ appetite for pollutants