CDFW and university researchers use forensic genomics to track down a killer

[2nd, May 2014] Similar to the “CSI” television series, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and university researchers have used a multidisciplinary approach they call “forensic genomics” to investigate a mysterious die-off of red abalone and other species along the Sonoma Coast in Northern California… Continue reading CDFW and university researchers use forensic genomics to track down a killer

Toxic algae forces closure of Basingstoke Canal

[2nd, May 2014] The discovery of toxic blue-green algae has led to the closure of the Hampshire section of the Basingstoke Canal. The Environment Agency found the algae today between Dogmersfield and Broad Oak, and at Odiham. It has closed the canal from Ash lock to Greywell to all unpowered boats, such as canoes and rowing boats. Visitors to the canal are being advised to take further precautions. People are advised not to touch of go in the water as the algae can cause skin rashes, eye irritation, vomiting, fever and muscle pain… Continue reading Toxic algae forces closure of Basingstoke Canal

Qualitas Health Launches New Almega PL Website

[2nd, May 2014] Qualitas Health, a developer of vegetarian omega-3s made from microalgae, announced the launch of its new Almega PL website. The new site offers increase functionality, a user-friendly interface and information about Almega PL. Tabs at the top of the home page offer information on the omega-3’s source, composition, ratio, sustainability and quality control. The site also contains a “where to buy” function, so that consumers can easily locate retail products containing Almega PL… Continue reading Qualitas Health Launches New Almega PL Website