[USA] All those wild dolphins license plates could bring Florida scientists closer to figuring out just how much toxic algae a Continue reading Florida Tech to study toxic algae impact on dolphins
[USA] When Lake Champlain is freezing over, its stinking pea-green algae blooms seem like a distant memory. Continue reading New Hampshire neurologist studies possible algae-ALS link
[USA] Over the last decade the amino acid beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) has come under intense scrutiny. International laboratory and epidemiological research continues to support the hypothesis that environmental exposure to BMAA Continue reading Analysis of β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) in spirulina-containing supplements
[UK] A POISONOUS algae found in freshwater lakes in the UK is being blamed for an increase in the number of people developing dementia, which is expected to hit one million by 2050. Continue reading Cause of Alzheimer’s discovered: where you live and what you eat are crucial
[USA] Long-term exposure to a toxin produced by blue-green algal blooms can trigger tangles in the brains of animals similar to those seen in the brains of humans with Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading Toxin in blue-green algae blooms may increase risk of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases
Toxins associated with blue-green algae blooms in waterways are being investigated as the potential cause of the rapid growth of Australians dying from motor neurone disease.
Researchers working on a suspected MND cluster around the Riverina town Continue reading Algal bloom linked to motor neurone disease
J. STROM THURMOND LAKE, Georgia—From their perch in a loblolly pine, two bald eagles swoop low over a floating flock of wintering coots. Most of the water birds scatter, but a few are left struggling on the surface. Continue reading A mysterious algal toxin may offer clues to human neurodegenerative diseases