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.

Bio-digital, interactive Urban Algae Canopy produces a small forest’s worth of oxygen

Can biology and architecture come together to create new and compelling forms and functions? We’ve seen concepts before like biomemetic architecture, responsive “genetic” architecture, and even “mycotecture” using mushrooms to build strong structures… Continue reading Bio-digital, interactive Urban Algae Canopy produces a small forest’s worth of oxygen

Algae cultivation making headway at Wageningen

Four years after the first optimistic calculations, the experimental cultivation of algae at Wageningen University in the Netherlands appears to be meeting expectations. Production costs have been more than halved, while the profit made on some… Continue reading Algae cultivation making headway at Wageningen

Does Biostimulation Accelerate Algae Growth?

Algae and bacteria are the fastest growing organisms on our planet. A single algae cell can produce over one million daughter cells in one day. Is this fast enough? All algae producers are limited by sustainable biomass accumulation. Growth rates impact both capital and operational costs… Continue reading Does Biostimulation Accelerate Algae Growth?

Celebrating World Oceans Day: Museum Promotes Algae Science

KEELUNG – The opening ceremony of World Oceans Day kicked off at the National Museum of Marine Science and Technology in the city of Keelung in Taiwan on Sunday morning with carnival performance, algae science exhibition, and food fair. The World Oceans Days is an annual event officially recognized by the United… Continue reading Celebrating World Oceans Day: Museum Promotes Algae Science

Bacteria, Eelgrass, and Harmful Algal Blooms: Understanding the Relationship

Misunderstood Microbes: In a culture seemingly gripped by an antibacterial fervor, where the very mention of a microbe might bring a handshake to a grinding halt, perhaps we should think again about the zeitgeist that vilifies these microorganisms… Continue reading Bacteria, Eelgrass, and Harmful Algal Blooms: Understanding the Relationship