[Global] Microbiology’s most important reagent is in short supply, with potential consequences for research, public health and clinical labs around the world. Continue reading Lab staple agar hit by seaweed shortage
As the quest for alternate sources of energy in the face of global warming due to fossil-fuel usage gains momentum, the focus has turned to macro algae (sea weeds) as a source of bio-fuel. A new study now demonstrates how macro algal bio mass from Gelidiella acerosa and Gracilaria dura collected from Adri Continue reading Value-addition in production of ethanol from macroalgae
Different types of marine algae have been used as food by coastal peoples all over the world for centuries.
“That’s nice,” you say, “but I’m not eating pond scum and sea lettuce!” Continue reading Uses of Marine Algae
[Malaysia] The Algae Research Lab in Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, smells like the sea. The salty odour and pungent scent of sea Continue reading Universiti Malaya moving to commercial production of pulp and bioethanol from seaweed
[Indonesia] Cultivation of seaweed as a major source of income for tens of thousands of Indonesian farmers is being intensified to Continue reading Seaweed major source of Indonesian farmers` income