[Finland] A new toxic organism poses a growing environmental hazard in the Baltic Sea, according to a new dissertation by a Continue reading Toxic glowing organism poses new threat to Baltic Sea
[India] If green algae of the species Chlamydomonas reinhardtii meet Pseudomonas protegens bacteria, their fate is sealed. The bacteria, Continue reading Researchers unlock secrets of chemical communication between algae, bacteria
[China] Footage has emerged of glowing blue algae putting on a stunning underwater light show, leaving beachgoers amazed. Continue reading Beachgoers amazed as glowing algae puts on stunning bright blue underwater light display
[USA] Fifty-six years ago almost to the day, a strange and horrifying event in a seaside town in California inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s Continue reading Red tide and brown waves: Is it safe to surf?
[Australia] This column receives many remarkable nature reports, none more so than the ‘sparkling sea’ James Harrison, of Torrens, Continue reading Tim the Yowie Man: Sparkling sea
[UK] Sawa is a British architect and materiologist, and she creates elaborate sculptures out of farmed algae, tubes, and glass vessels. Continue reading Scientific sculptures reveal the hidden beauty of algae
[UK] Bompas & Parr is set to unveil the world’s first bioluminescent algae-based grotto on Friday (25 September), as part of Merge Festival on London’s Southbank. Continue reading Bompas & Parr creates algae grotto for Merge Festival
[USA] If you want to night surf in glowing blue waves or dance on sand that “lights up” with bioluminescence on Virginia Beach, Va., you might want to hurry.
Friday night surfers and hundreds of Continue reading Virginia Beach bioluminescence: What's lighting up the water?
Algae are known to congregate and bloom in massive numbers, covering patches of the ocean in thick red and brown blotches. Some of these “red tide” events create dazzling nighttime light shows of blue-green bioluminescence resulting from the force generated by Continue reading The Force behind bioluminescence: Study uses algal cells to ‘shed light’ on sensing mechanical forces
[Global] Algae is blessed with qualities such as bioluminescence—the ability to glow in the dark—and photosynthesis, which is a Continue reading The top 10 most innovative algae-powered designs