Young people, who are sure to inherit the world’s water problems, may also be the ones to solve some of them.
At a recent science fair in Montana, students displayed their water technology know-how — and even the Continue reading Young Scientist Probes Drugs In Water
There are over 250 species of sea vegetable (marine macroalgae or seaweed) in the Gulf of Maine. While most are technically edible, only 11 are commercially harvested; these include reddish-purple dulse (Palmaria palmata); long, golden-brown kelp (Saccharina latissima, Laminaria digitata, and Alaria esculenta); thin green sea lettuce Continue reading The Algae Index: A guide to Edible Seaweeds on the Maine Coast
When you hear the word algae what springs to mind? Smelly seaweed littered across the beach, or the slimy green stuff that floats on the surface of stagnant ponds? Officially called eukaryotes, algae are plants that are found all over the world. From tiny Continue reading 8 reasons why algae could fuel your future car
The influential National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program has awarded Assistant Professor Caitlyn Butler of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Continue reading NSF CAREER Program Funds Butler’s Pioneering Research Using Algae and Bacteria for Wastewater Treatment