Abu Dhabi: A new species of algae has been discovered in the coral reefs off United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi, an organism that helps corals survive seawater temperatures of up to 36 degrees Celsius, temperatures that Continue reading New heat-tolerant algal species discovered in Abu Dhabi corals
(Nanowerk News) An international team of researchers has demonstrated a way to assess the quality of water on Earth from space by using satellite technology that can visualise pollution levels Continue reading ‘Superhero vision’ technology measures European lake’s water quality from space
Consider marimo the moss in your underwater terrarium. Or the floating plant in your aquarium.
Though called moss balls, they are actually algae. And while that sounds like the slime on a rock or aquarium, these balls actually make good houseplants because they don’t require much maintenance. Continue reading Marimo moss balls: Great balls of algae for your underwater terrarium or aquarium
Legend says that pouring sugar into a fuel tank will cause engine problems. Apparently the engineers at Amyris didn’t get that memo, because they’re making jet fuel out of sugar cane. This Continue reading Designer Yeast Makes Renewable Jet Fuel