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Seaweed menace may yield new medicines

An invasive seaweed clogging up British coasts could be a blessing in disguise. University of Greenwich scientists have won a cash award to turn it into valuable compounds which can lead to new, life-saving drugs.

Dr John Milledge and Dr Birthe Nielsen, from the university’s Faculty of Engineering & Science, have been Continue reading Seaweed menace may yield new medicines

Helping algae grow has become a growth industry for MSU spinoff

[USA] With distributors now in place to cover major world markets, revenue should start spiking later this year for Phenometrics Inc., a Michigan State University spinoff that makes bioreactors for growing algae. Continue reading Helping algae grow has become a growth industry for MSU spinoff