News tagged with diatom

Linking photosynthesis to respiration

As part of an international collaboration, a team of French researchers has revealed new aspects of the cellular mechanisms underlying the amazing photosynthesizing capabilities of the tiny single-cell marine organisms known ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Ancient algae found deep in tropical glacier

The remains of tiny creatures found deep inside a mountaintop glacier in Peru are clues to the local landscape more than a millennium ago, according to a new study by Rice University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Intricate algae produce low-cost biosensors

(Phys.org) —Oregon State University researchers are combining diatoms, a type of single-celled photosynthetic algae, with nanoparticles to create a sensor capable of detecting miniscule amounts of protein or other biomarkers.

dateSep 01, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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