News tagged with harmful algal blooms

Scientists tackle toxin particle capture

As lakes and waterways are threatened by end-of-summer blue-green algae that produce cyanotoxins – compounds with potent toxicity to humans and pets – a new Cornell study shows how water chemistry controls the way toxic ...

dateSep 30, 2016 in Materials Science
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Harmful algal blooms in their true colors

Explosive growth of cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae, is nothing new. In fact, such cyanobacteria probably produced the original oxygen in Earth's atmosphere billions of years ago.

dateAug 29, 2016 in Environment
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