News tagged with algae

Algorithm ranks thermotolerance of algae

Northwestern University researchers have developed a quantitative tool that might help bring back coral from the brink of extinction. The novel algorithm could help assess and predict the future of coral bleaching events ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Environment
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Algae building blooms

A multi-disciplinary team bringing together science, sustainable building design and architecture may soon develop the first living algae buildings in Australia. Their unique collaboration has seen a comprehensive feasibility ...

dateJun 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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How algae could save plants from themselves

Algae may hold the key to feeding the world's burgeoning population. Don't worry; no one is going to make you eat them. But because they are more efficient than most plants at taking in carbon dioxide from the air, algae ...

dateMay 10, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Opinion: Can we save the algae biofuel industry?

Algal biofuels are in trouble. This alternative fuel source could help reduce overall carbon emissions without taking land from food production, like many crop-based biofuels do. But several major companies including Shell ...

dateMay 10, 2016 in Biotechnology
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