Circadian clock gene of algae reconstructed to E. coli: The time tinker could be used to treat jet lag, produce drugs

Circadian clock machinery from cyanobacteria has been successfully reconstructed inside Escherichia coli bacteria, which do not have a natural day-night cycle, according to a paper published today (June 12) in Science Continue reading Circadian clock gene of algae reconstructed to E. coli: The time tinker could be used to treat jet lag, produce drugs

Chile's seaweed export volume grows but value drops

Exports of products made from seaweed generated a total of USD 67 million in the first three months of 2015, reports the Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP).

According to the Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquaculture Exports developed by Continue reading Chile's seaweed export volume grows but value drops

Officials scramble for solutions in the wake of another fish kill

As the Peconic River teems with thousands of dead fish after another bunker kill, town and county officials are struggling to find solutions to deal with the clean-up – and the stench.

“It’s totally disgusting,” said Joanne Continue reading Officials scramble for solutions in the wake of another fish kill

Youth battle Sargassum seaweed

One hundred and fifty young people, the youngest of whom was age two, turned up as early as 7 a.m. today at Silver Sands Beach, Christ Church, to clean the area of Sargassum seaweed.

Organiser of the drive, CARICOM youth ambassador Kaila Headley told Barbados TODAY a team from the Foundation School, which was headed Continue reading Youth battle Sargassum seaweed