Category Archives: Algal science

The modern study of marine and freshwater algae is called either phycology. Find out more about the fundamental and applied science of algae in this page.

SFCC receives $50K grant for algae PBR monitoring

Santa Fe Community College has been awarded a $50,000, SEED Infrastructure Grant from the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), for commercial algae photo-bioreactor monitoring. It will fund the purchase of state-of-the-art sensors… Continue reading SFCC receives $50K grant for algae PBR monitoring

Now, the USA and European scientists are building ‘space ark’ to save humanity

Scientists are developing an interstellar Noah’s Ark – a self-sustaining spaceship that can carry humans on a one-way mission to find a new world to inhabit in the event of a global catastrophe. Researchers around the UK are working with colleagues from the Continue reading Now, the USA and European scientists are building ‘space ark’ to save humanity

VIDEO: UOG Presidential Lecture: Dr. Luesch – Sea Algae Around Guam May Lead to Drug Treatments for Cancer, Alzheimer

Guam – The CLASS Lecture Hall at UOG was packed Thursday night for the 22ed Presidential Lecture given by University of Florida chemist Dr. Hendrik Luesch. Dr. Luesch has been studying some unique species of sea algae that discovered in Apra Harbor and Cetti Bay on his first visit to the island… Continue reading VIDEO: UOG Presidential Lecture: Dr. Luesch – Sea Algae Around Guam May Lead to Drug Treatments for Cancer, Alzheimer

New French-Chilean Joint Unit to Study Marine Algae

To strengthen collaboration in the fields of ecology and marine evolutionary biology, the CNRS, UPMC and two Chilean universities signed an agreement on 17 March 2014 for the creation of an International Joint Unit (UMI). Called EBEA, ‘Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Algae’, the new structure… Continue reading New French-Chilean Joint Unit to Study Marine Algae