Scientists suspect algal toxin killed over 20 endangered sei whales along Chilean coast

A group of foreign scientists made a gruesome discovery along Chile’s southern coast on the Gulf of Penas on April 21. Over two dozen dead sei whales, averaging 33 feet in length, had washed up along the beach. Continue reading Scientists suspect algal toxin killed over 20 endangered sei whales along Chilean coast

Oxygen on Mars? NASA Plans to Start Bacteria and Algae Gardens

Hardy bacteria and algae could help tame the brutal Martian landscape – allowing humans someday to live on the Red Planet, scientists say. In an Indiana lab, a chamber that mimics the temperature fluctuations, solar radiation and atmospheric pressure of Mars is Continue reading Oxygen on Mars? NASA Plans to Start Bacteria and Algae Gardens