News tagged with algae

Researchers study ways to disable algal bloom

From shellfish industries on the West Coast to popular beaches in New York, human health, fishing and tourist economies are at stake wherever harmful algae thrive. In the past year alone, harmful algal blooms – also known ...

dateSep 17, 2015 in Environment
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Using fungi to harvest microalgae for biofuels

Microalgae are a promising feedstock for biofuels, but current methods of harvesting and dewatering them are unsustainable. Now researchers have shown that growing the algae with certain filamentous fungi to form lichens ...

dateAug 21, 2015 in Biotechnology
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