[USA] The question of how to find a sustainable water source in space has been answered with bodily fluids – but the Russians don’t like it. Continue reading Why do NASA astronauts drink Russian pee on the International Space Station?
[UK] Scientists are developing a new generation of antibiotics – using seaweed. The research being carried out in Cornwall aims to combat a growing immunity to antibiotics. Continue reading Antibiotics made from seaweed could be cure for MRSA hospital superbug
[USA] A $200,000 loan guarantee for a firm that produces algae was approved unanimously by the town council Thursday. Continue reading Jupiter backs firm with $200,000 for algae production
[USA] Although it happens every summer, the blue-green colored waters of Lake Okabena today are a sign that algae continues to thrive in the prairie lake. Continue reading Lake Okabena’s green… again: Local residents contribute to harmful algae
[USA] Sargassum seaweed is the unwelcome visitor that began washing up on beaches in parts of the Caribbean and Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula in late spring and shows no signs of leaving anytime soon. Senior editor Gay Nagle Myers talked with Brian Lapointe, a research professor and oceanographer with Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce, about the reasons behind the seaweed increase this year and why no short-term solution is on the horizon. Continue reading Florida Atlantic University's Brian Lapointe: Reason behind Sargassum
[UK] More than 40,000 visitors a year try out the healing properties of wild organic seaweed at Voya Seaweed Baths in Strandhill, Co Sligo. Continue reading ‘We are passionate about the health benefits of seaweed baths’