News tagged with algae

Cleaning wastewater with pond scum

A blob of algae scooped from a fountain on South Street almost two years ago, has seeded a crop of the green stuff that Drexel University researchers claim is more effective at treating wastewater than many of the processes ...

dateJan 06, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Blue-green alga danger in rivers

Summer for most of us is a time to embrace the warmer weather, but it also provides the perfect growing conditions for a potentially lethal blue-green alga that's found in many New Zealand rivers, and which is the subject ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Environment
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