[UK] Scientists describe the tropical ocean often as a ‘blue desert’. The reason for this is the limited growth of unicellular algae Continue reading Iron deficiency restrains marine microbes
[Global] Most of us, if we encountered what was obviously a waterfall of blood, would turn tail and run. However, geologist Continue reading Scientists unravel the mystery of Antarctica’s blood falls
An advert for trendy organic seaweed has been banned for “misleading” claims that it contained more iron than steak. Continue reading Seaweed advert ban over iron claims
[USA] A new study from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in La Jolla, California, shows the molecular machinery that helps move Continue reading Study shows how marine microbes recycle iron from the debris of dead algae
[UK] One keenly-argued possible way of moderating the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may not work, scientists have concluded. Continue reading Seeds of doubt over iron boost for algae
[Global] In light of the scientific consensus that substantial increases in atmospheric CO2 will inevitably lead to solar-driven global warming, Continue reading Herb Lin: Large-scale geoengineering and threats to national security
[Global] For starters it’s low in carbohydrates and calories making it the perfect snack to munch away on at your desk – granted they’re not as delicious as a Percy Pig but what can you do? Continue reading 8 Reasons you should start eating seaweed
Charlie Yarish pulls a long strand of kelp out of the chilly waters of Long Island Sound and takes a bite.
“Oh, that’s good,” he says. “Crisp and sweet. You can’t beat it when it’s fresh.” Continue reading From the Lab to the Dinner Table: Seaweed
A group of foreign scientists made a gruesome discovery along Chile’s southern coast on the Gulf of Penas on April 21. Over two dozen dead sei whales, averaging 33 feet in length, had washed up along the beach. Continue reading Scientists suspect algal toxin killed over 20 endangered sei whales along Chilean coast
Iodine deficiency, which can have a devastating impact on intelligence, is a growing concern in Australia, health experts have warned.
Both the health conscious and those Continue reading Why not eating this is making us stupid