(Nanowerk News) An international team of researchers has demonstrated a way to assess the quality of water on Earth from space by using satellite technology that can visualise pollution levels Continue reading ‘Superhero vision’ technology measures European lake’s water quality from space
In 1987, a mysterious box was delivered to a hotel in Beijing, China. The box contained blue-green algae. Those algae would end up spending five days in a capsule in space. The ESA’s MELiSSA project was born. Continue reading Mysterious Algae Delivered to a Hotel In Beijing, Now a Backbone of Space Advances
[Global] We received many inquiries about how to get involved and invest into the algae industry. Due to the complex nature of the algae industry, and the fact that we have very little information on you and your background, Continue reading For algae newcomers: What to start with?
[Argentine, USA] The green stuff that clouds up fish tanks – it’s not just an aesthetic annoyance. In fact, if you’ve been watching recent news of algal bloom concerns in Lake Erie, Continue reading Algal growth a blooming problem, space station to help monitor
Stop the Green Dream presses. Julian Melchiorri has built a leaf that absorbs CO2 and sunlight and produces oxygen. Rather than just growing a plant like most of us who want leaves in our lives, Melchiorri’s work got positively semi-scientific… Continue reading Art Student Makes Synthetic Leaf (seaweed) Using Silk
The use of renewable and sustainable energy sources is growing worldwide. Subsequently, new technologies for sustainable energy are ever-emerging, and some are rather unusual. Outside of the more commonplace solar,… Continue reading The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources
By sending algae into space, a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist and his team will be able to study some of the key mechanisms that control plant growth and photosynthesis.
The work by plant physiologist Autar Mattoo with USDA’s Agricultural… Continue reading Researching algae in space and extreme environments