[Global] Dense aggregations of tall, brown seaweeds are commonly found along temperate coastlines. These underwater kelp forests Continue reading Are microbes to blame for the loss of underwater seaweed forests?
[Global] As the marine algae business is growing fast and attracting increasing attention due to the nutritional quality of algae and the Continue reading Algae boost the immune system of animals, reduce use of antibiotics in livestock farming
[India] The founders of Sea6 Energy know in their bones that the company owes its existence to a series of coincidences early in its Continue reading How a seaweed is providing Sea6 Energy and its four founders from IIT-Madras with opportunities
[Australia] There is apparently a flesh-eating bacteria living in the River Murray. Continue reading Flesh-eating algae: Murray Bridge man lucky to be alive after contracting Shewanella infection
[New Zealand] A Massey professor of microbiology has identified a protein that could help fight serious infections in elderly, cancer, HIV Continue reading Stripping away an infections armour
[UK] Antibiotic resistance is no laughing matter. Last week the United Nations met in a special session to discuss what members Continue reading Little pig, have you had your seaweed today?
[EU] Dr Sara Soto (ISGlobal), coordinator of NoMorFilm, explains the project, which is funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 programme. Continue reading Sara Soto Explains the NoMorFilm project
[Spain] A researcher from the University of Almeria leads a European project that aims to combat the formation of ‘biofilms’ on medical devices and bacteria that have developed resistance to available antibiotics, Continue reading Marine microalgae, a potential source of new antibiotics
(HealthDay News) — The cases of two men who got injured while enjoying the great outdoors in Missouri and Texas are giving insight into a freshwater algae that can infect wounds.
Reporting in the March 5 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, the Continue reading Freshwater Algae Can Infect Wounds, Study Shows
It’s not such a stretch to think that humans can catch the Ebola virus from monkeys and the flu virus from pigs. After all, they are all mammals with fundamentally similar physiologies. But now researchers have discovered that even a virus found in the lowly algae can make mammals its home. The invader Continue reading Algal virus found in humans, slows brain activity