[Global, UK] Joseph Cook, a scientist at Sheffield University, is studying how the surprising amount of microscopic life found within the top Continue reading Inside Arctic ice lies a frozen rainforest of microorganisms
[USA] In a recent study, researchers have sequenced the genes of a harmful algae bloom, unveiling never-before-seen interactions Continue reading New technique helps researchers forecast appearance of harmful algal bloom
[USA] The biofuels of the future will depend on microbes, writes Almuth Ernsting: algae to produce the biomass, and fungi or bacteria to break cellulose down into useful molecules. Continue reading Re-engineering life? The dangers of ‘next generation’ biofuels
[USA] Deep in the Sulphur springs of Yellowstone National Park there thrives a resilient type of algae that may be the key to energy-positive wastewater treatment. Continue reading Algae offers hope for energy-positive wastewater treatment
Scientists claim to have discovered the first deep ocean ‘dead zones’, which are areas of water with virtually no oxygen-in immense whirlpools in the tropical North Atlantic.
Canadian and German researchers Continue reading Scientists Find the First Deep Ocean Dead Zones
Mark Fosshage, President & CEO, World Water Works explains how a biological treatment technology using algae promises to reduce total energy consumption by 90%. Continue reading Wastewater treatment technology for developing countries
DENMARK – Scientists have reviewed literature to discover if there are undesirable bacteria and other microorganisms on edible seaweed from the Danish coastal areas. There is good news, since it would appear that there are no pathogenic microorganisms to pose a risk to seaweed-eaters. Continue reading Is Danish Seaweed Safe to Eat?
[Japan] The biotech company Euglena is attracting attention for pioneering an amazing algae-like microorganism of the same name Continue reading Euglena: A microorganism with “macro” potential