EPA awards over $17M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to address algal blooms

CHICAGO, IL, March 27, 2015 — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the award of 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $17 million to fund projects that will improve Great Lakes water quality by preventing phosphorus runoff Continue reading EPA awards over $17M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to address algal blooms

2011 Sri Lanka red rain caused by European species of alga: experts

The red rain that occurred in parts of Kerala and Sri Lanka in 2011 was caused by the aerial dispersal of algal spores from Europe to the Indian subcontinent, scientists have reported.

A team of scientists from the Central University of Punjab; SB College, Changanassery; SN College, Kollam; Continue reading 2011 Sri Lanka red rain caused by European species of alga: experts

Algal Scientific Announces New Solution to Meet Industry Demand for Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Plymouth, Michigan (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 – Algal Scientific, a new biotech developer and manufacturer of algae-based products, has introduced a new feeding product to help the food industry produce healthier chickens that are raised without antibiotics. Continue reading Algal Scientific Announces New Solution to Meet Industry Demand for Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Newsweek: The Promises and Perils of Synthetic Biology

A mile from the Mexican border, on a patch of scrubland where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the low-slung mountains of New Mexico, lies $104 million worth of government investment in the form of 78 dirt-packed, plastic- Continue reading Newsweek: The Promises and Perils of Synthetic Biology