[USA] Joe Landolina has always been a bit of a science nerd. Growing up he’d spend hours at his grandparents’ winery, finding plants in the vineyard and trying to see what he could extract from them. It was while he was tinkering with algae that the then 17-year-old discovered a liquid that would change into a solid quickly. Continue reading An algae serum is being used to treat wounded animals — And humans could be next
[USA] Injuries to the human lung can be life-threatening, and also very difficult to treat. When there’s a hole that punctures the lung, some sealants exist to patch it, but breathing in and out means air is moving around, and keeping that patch in place is tricky to say the least. Continue reading 'Nature's Band-Aid': UVM Researchers Use Seaweed To Heal Lung Injuries
From the second floor of a small Brooklyn building, Joe Landolina, co-founder of the biotech company Suneris, leads a team of researchers developing VetiGel, an invention that can almost magically stop severe bleeding in seconds. Whether a trickle from a Continue reading The Next Big Livesaver: NYU student Joe Landolina discovered magical algae’s gel that halts bleeding
(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
A 30-year-old Western Australian man has become the second ever in the world to be diagnosed with a Chlorella wound infection.
The finding was published recently by researchers from PathWest… Continue reading Researchers Encounter Rare Infectious Chlorella
MYSORE: The Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) has created seaweed toffees, energy bars, and ready-to-eat meals for the Indian Navy.
The products are said to be a result of path-breaking research in a hitherto unexplored field. The foods have reached the demonstration and induction stage, scientists told Express during a lab visit… Continue reading Lab Creates Seaweed Meals to Help Indian Navy