News tagged with algae

Algae survive heat, cold and cosmic radiation

In a long-term experiment on the International Space Station, Fraunhofer researchers studied how the extreme conditions in space affect algae. Fraunhofer conducted this experiment in close cooperation with German and international ...

dateFeb 01, 2017 in Biotechnology
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A better way to farm algae

Scientists have long known of the potential of microalgae to aid in the production of biofuels and other valuable chemicals. However, the difficulty and significant cost of growing microalgae have in some ways stalled further ...

dateJan 30, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Some algae like it cold

It may look pretty, but the swaths of delicately-colored, pretty "precipitation" may lead to an increase in glacial melting, according to interdisciplinary research at the University of Cincinnati.

dateJan 10, 2017 in Earth Sciences Environment
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