[USA] Eric Poliner and a team of MSU scientists in the Farre and Benninglabs have released a new genetic engineering Continue reading A new DNA editing toolkit for the alga Nannochloropsis
[UK] Microalgae communicate with each other under stress, a study has found – and scientists are now listening to them to monitor Continue reading Algae ‘talk to each other’ and could help scientists monitor climate change
[Japan] Out at sea, a scientist holds a plankton sample up to the light and observes the shimmering contents. This sparkling spectacle is Continue reading Symbiotic plankton: providers or parasites?
[USA] Jonathan Trent of the OMEGA Global Initiative explains how his efforts to study the possibility of living on Mars paved the way for Continue reading This project is attempting to repurpose algae
[USA] Scientists at UF have recently developed a chemical for a new sunscreen that’s safer for humans and the environment. Continue reading UF scientists unveil new sunscreen made with algae
[Global] The ocean never ceases to surprise us, even in waters we’ve studied for decades.
[USAThere are myriad proposals to fight climate change, but the simplest and most effective is to leave fossil fuels in the ground — Continue reading The case for burning our way to a cleaner planet
[China, France] French studio XTU Architects has developed a concept for four twisting glass towers in Hangzhou, China, featuring Continue reading XTU Architects proposes algae-covered towers for Hangzhou
[USA] Gut bacteria thrive on the food we eat. In turn, they provide essential nutrients that keep us healthy, repel pathogens and even Continue reading Scientists use dietary seaweed to manipulate gut bacteria in mice
[USA] Alltech, the brewing and food ingredients group founded by the late Dr Pearse Lyons, has closed a US factory on which it has Continue reading Alltech closes algae fermentation plant in Kentucky