Algae


Fossilized Algae may soon power electric Vehicles

Fossilized Algae may soon power electric Vehicles

Inexpensive and energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries from fossilized remains of single-celled algae called diatoms can soon p...

Oct 23 2016, 3:19pm CDT

Snow Algae Fastens the Melting of Arctic Glaciers

Snow Algae Fastens the Melting of Arctic Glaciers

It has been found that colored snow algae increases the meltdown of Arctic glaciers....

Jun 22 2016, 10:48am CDT

The Green Solution to Water Bottles - Algae?

The Green Solution to Water Bottles - Algae?

One of the biggest problems with water bottles is that people are using far too many of them, and then they aren't recycling th...

Apr 13 2016, 1:59pm CDT

Algae blooms

Harmful Algae Toxins, Domoic Acid, Found In Over 900 Marine Animals in Alaska

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have found that over 900 marine animals in Alaska co...

Feb 13 2016, 6:02am CST

Algae Toxin may Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Algae Toxin may Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have found that the environmental toxin BMAA can lead to neurodegenerative disease....

Jan 25 2016, 12:02am CST

Green algae and land plants

Genetic Evidence Suggests Plants Evolved from Land, Not From Aquatic Algae

A new study titled “Why Plants Were Terrestrial From The Beginning” and published in the journal Trends in Plant Science by Dan...

Dec 22 2015, 6:07am CST

Toxic Algae Causing Brain Damage and Memory Loss in California Sea Lions

Toxic Algae Causing Brain Damage and Memory Loss in California Sea Lions

Deficits in spatial memory will make it difficult for sea lions to find food for themselves and survive in the wild....

Dec 15 2015, 10:27am CST

Green Oil: Scientists Turn Algae Into Petroleum In 30 Minutes

Green Oil: Scientists Turn Algae Into Petroleum In 30 Minutes

Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are claiming success in perfecting a method that can transform a pea-so...

Dec 23 2013, 11:26am CST

Algae Bio Fuel Could Be The Future

Algae Bio Fuel Could Be The Future

The New York Times has an interesting article on the efforts to make bio fuel from algae. An Indian tribe called the Southern U...

Aug 20 2009, 4:00am CDT