Experiments using algae to generate electrical power have been going on since the 1970s. Today a building in Hamburg, Germany exemplifies a proof-of-concept that's been running for a year and has happy tenants to vouch for it.
Strange balls of living green algae that resembled 'alien eggs' are washing up on a Sydney beach.
The ban on drinking tap water in Toledo has been lifted, but there's worry that a dangerous toxin caused by algae blooms in Lake Erie will return this year. Continue reading →
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
A living organism uses quantum effects to optimize photosynthesis.
Runaway icebergs are bashing into Antarctica's shores, leading to dramatic population losses of the tough species trying to exist in the region. Continue reading →
Fifteen flamingos in a German zoo were found mysteriously beheaded last week, and investigators believe they have finally found the culprit. Continue reading →
A pesky species of icky algae is infiltrating parts of eastern Canada due to global warming.
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