With summer temperatures in the Arabian Gulf generally beyond the tolerance threshold of many coral species, forecasts of unusually warm seas this year are being met with trepidation by marine scientists… Continue reading Summer temperatures spark fears for Gulf coral reefs
Cranberry Lake in Deception Pass State Park is closed for an indeterminate time due to a toxic blue-green algae.
Jack Hartt, Deception Pass park manager, said that last week, there was a spike of E.coli because of the water… Continue reading Toxic algae closes Cranberry Lake
[Taiwan] The annual meeting of Taiwan Phycological Society Congress took place at the Yuan Ze University, Zhong Li, Taiwan. This year, Continue reading “Chinese’s Father of Spirulina” spoke at the annual meeting of Taiwan Phycological Society
NASA announced last month that it plans to make oxygen from carbon dioxide as part of a larger $2 billion project.
Of course, NASA isn’t making oxygen. It just wants to drive chemical reactions that combine the single, separate… Continue reading NASA wants to create oxygen from CO2 on Mars
This is an incubator for growing micro-algae. Just a little bit of carbon dioxide and light, the algae grows instantly.
Researchers then add genetically modified bacteria inside the incubator… Continue reading Microalgae as a feedstock for succinic acid production