A harmful algal bloom has been building in the bays along the South Shore since last month, according to researchers at Stony Brook University.
The bloom, known as a “brown tide,” has swelled to more than 250,000 cells per Continue reading Brown Tide On The Rise In Moriches, Shinnecock Bays
A TECHNOLOGY firm is working on a project to take high-value chemicals from plants.
TeeGene Biotech is looking at the use of microalgae in industrial waste water treatment, as well as their potential as a Continue reading Tech firm's plant chemical work
Nitrogen from fertilizers and manures washed off farmland costs Americans $157 billion a year in damages to human health and the environment.
That is the stunning conclusion an international scientific team published Continue reading Farm Nitrogen Pollution Damage Estimated At $157 Billion Yearly
The process of surfacing a road isn’t complicated. Layers of asphalt, which is composed mostly of bitumen (a byproduct of crude oil distillation), are poured over an aggregate of crushed stone and sand; the asphalt acts as a Continue reading The streets were paved with algae: a greener material?