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Berlin Scientists Developed Method for Simulating Light Situations for Algae Growth

(Nanowerk News) Because food crops are also used for energy production, millions of people are threatened by starvation. Algae could provide an alternative: They only need sunlight to grow, thrive in salty water on barren fields. But it is a major challenge to Continue reading Berlin Scientists Developed Method for Simulating Light Situations for Algae Growth

New Micro-algae Clean Highly Radioactive Waste

A single-celled green alga that can tolerate extreme conditions may soon be widely used to clean up radioactive effluents and wastewater from nuclear facilities in an inexpensive and environmentally-safe manner. Most organisms are killed by the radioactivity, but the micro-alga Coccomyxa Continue reading New Micro-algae Clean Highly Radioactive Waste