Scientists already know that ecologically sustainable fuels can be produced with microbes. The species of blue-green algae that plagues Finland has proven itself a superstar in its ability to produce not just ethanol, but also hydrogen, Continue reading Scourge of Finnish lakes could become major source of fuel
[Global] Algae is blessed with qualities such as bioluminescence—the ability to glow in the dark—and photosynthesis, which is a Continue reading The top 10 most innovative algae-powered designs
Wide portions of windward Oahu’s coral reef are suffering from serious bleaching due to “stress,” scientists reportedly said on Friday.
The higher-than-normal ocean Continue reading Oahu Coral Reef Suffers Massive Serious Bleaching Due to ‘Stress’
[Global] When we talk about global carbon fixation –”pumping” carbon out of the atmosphere and fixing it into organic molecules by Continue reading The ocean’s living carbon pumps
You know the smell. Musky, damp, sweat-filled. Some say it’s the scent of champions, but to most everyone you happen to pass by, it’s just offensive.
It isn’t actually perspiration that causes Continue reading Algae-Based Material Takes On Body Odor
Shellfish growers could soon be able to use cheap technology, similar to a home pregnancy test, to determine whether algal toxins are reaching dangerous levels.
Researchers at Nelson’s Cawthron Continue reading New toxic algae test for shellfish
Weight loss may get simpler, easier and safer if the fat-blocking properties of seaweeds are harnessed, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Newcastle.
Researchers found that alginate or Continue reading Seaweed-Supplemented Savoury Delights Promise Weight Loss, Says New Study