[USA] Scientists have developed a lightweight light-emitting diode (LED) device that wirelessly stimulates nerves in mouse brains, in order to map its functions. They used a peppercorn-size glowing implant weighing 20 to 50 Continue reading LED device uses wireless tech, algae gene to manipulate mouse brains' neurons
[Japan] What comes to your mind when you hear the word seaweed? Some of you may think of the black sheet of nori used to wrap sushi rolls and onigiri rice balls. Continue reading Presenting edible cuteness from the sea — it’s cat-shaped seaweed!
[USA] A year ago, Galveston and parts of the Texas coast were awash with sargassum, the technical name for seaweed, as the stinky stuff made its way to shore and ruined a day on the sand for thousands of beachgoers. So where is the seaweed this year? You Continue reading Why no seaweed in Galveston this year? Thank the ocean currents
[Canada] The proliferation of blue-green algae in Quebec waters remains a significant problem nearly eight years after the provincial government adopted a plan to tackle it. Continue reading Blue-green algae is proving to be a stubborn foe for Quebec
[USA] Joe Sternowski has firsthand knowledge of the impact from a massive influx of seaweed into the section of Rockport Harbor adjacent to Marine Park.
The seaweed repeatedly got tangled in the propeller of Sternowski’s outboard Continue reading Seaweed invasion clogs Rockport Harbor
[USA] A Maine festival hopes to show the public that the future is here, and it’s covered in seaweed.
The Maine Seaweed Festival will take place Aug. 29 at the South Portland campus of Southern Maine Community College. Continue reading The Maine Seaweed Festival highlights different uses of seaweed
[USA] Algae coproducts may be a viable option to replace corn in cattle feed say researchers with Iowa State University.
The researchers tested use of algae meal as part of a regular diet for cattle in Continue reading Could algae meal replace corn-based feed?