News tagged with microalgae

Rare toxic algae identified

Scientists have identified an unusual species of pathogenic algae that causes human skin infections, described in a new study in the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. The finding should improve ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Dinosaur-Killer was Soft on Algae

The asteroid impact that many researchers claim was the cause of the dinosaur die-off was bad news for marine life at the time as well. But new research shows that microalgae - one of the primary producers in the ocean - ...

dateOct 02, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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