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“algae”

Sep 30, 2014 05:50 AM ET
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.
Sep 23, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Strange balls of living green algae that resembled 'alien eggs' are washing up on a Sydney beach.
Aug 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jun 19, 2014 09:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A living organism uses quantum effects to optimize photosynthesis.
Jun 16, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Mar 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Fifteen flamingos in a German zoo were found mysteriously beheaded last week, and investigators believe they have finally found the culprit. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Livescience
A pesky species of icky algae is infiltrating parts of eastern Canada due to global warming.
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