Algae
Secrets of iron storage in algae  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New research shows that phytoplankton iron storage strategies may determine which species thrive in changing oceans and impact marine food webs, according to a recent article. The research examined two primary methods of iron storage and... more
Research unlocks secrets of iron storage in algae  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
New research shows that phytoplankton iron storage strategies may determine which species thrive in changing oceans and impact marine food webs, according to a recent paper in the Proceedings of the National... more
Could algae that are 'poor-providers' help corals come back after bleaching?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
How much of a reef's ability to withstand stressful conditions is influenced by the type of symbiotic algae that the corals hosts? New work investigates how... more
Could algae that are 'poor-providers' help corals come back after bleaching?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
How much of the ability of a coral reef to withstand stressful conditions is influenced by the type of algae that the corals hosts? more
Algae testbed experiment yields data useful for future projects  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A unique experiment that explored how well algae grows in specific regions of the United States yielded data that could prove useful as the industry moves forward. more
New mudweed species threatens Hawaiʻi marine environments  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of scientists led by researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Department of Botany has discovered two populations of a new species of leather mudweed or Avrainvillea erecta, a widespread tropical... more
Here's What Photosynthesis Sounds Like Underwater  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
If you listen closely, you can hear little plants harnessing the sun's energy. All you have to do is dive underwater and listen for the faint but distinctive "ping!" that red algae make while carrying out... more
Freshwater may hold key to managing Lake O's toxic algae, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
U.S. Geological Survey scientists tinkering around with freshwater blue-green algae from Lake Okeechobee have made a simple, yet potentially significant discovery: the amount of... more
Fossil algae reveal 500 million years of climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have succeeded in developing a new indicator (proxy) of ancient CO2 levels, using the organic molecule phytane, a debris product of chlorophyll. This new organic proxy not only provides... more
Fossil algae reveal 500 million years of climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Earth scientists are able to travel far back in time to reconstruct the geological past and paleoclimate to make better predictions about future climate conditions. Using the organic molecule phytane,... more
Algae testbed experiment yields data useful for future projects  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A unique experiment that explored how well algae grows in specific regions of the United States yielded data that could prove useful as the industry moves forward, according to research... more
Steroid synthesis discovery could rewrite the textbooks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Steroids are essential molecules for life in all complex organisms such as animals and plants. Researchers from the VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, the University of Technology Sydney Climate Change Cluster and the... more
Steroid synthesis discovery could rewrite the textbooks  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Steroids are essential molecules for life in all complex organisms such as animals and plants. Researchers have now discovered a new central enzyme in the steroid biosynthesis pathway in some modern organisms. This might... more
What does a persistent bloom of algae indicate about the health of the planet?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
While the harmful algae known as red tide have historically been common in warm waters like those of the Gulf... more
Mexico says 48 manatee deaths due to heat, algae blooms  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Mexican environmental authorities say a combination of hot weather, drought and toxic algae blooms contributed to the deaths of 48 manatees in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco... more
How algae could sustainably reduce the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In collaboration with fellow researchers, chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process that, according to initial calculations, can facilitate... more
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