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2009-08-11 12:41:21

France's northern coast is dealing with a build up of large amounts of putrefied green algae releasing poisonous fumes blamed for the recent death of a horse and the collapse of the rider.

2009-07-23 14:15:00

Using high-speed cinematography, scientists at Cambridge University have discovered that individual algal cells can regulate the beating of their flagella in and out of synchrony in a manner that controls their swimming trajectories. Their research was published on the 24th July in the journal Science.

2009-04-21 17:07:45

Scientists at England's Cambridge University have discovered freshwater algae can form stable groupings in which they dance around each other. The researchers said they studied the multicellular organism Volvox, which consists of approximately 1,000 cells arranged on the surface of a spherical matrix about half a millimeter in diameter.

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2009-04-20 10:49:09

Scientists at the Cambridge University have discovered that freshwater algae can form stable groupings in which they dance around each other, miraculously held together only by the fluid flows they create.

2009-03-30 10:04:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, showed that consumption of as little as 8 grams (1/3 ounce) of "Sun Chlorella A" daily resulted in noticeable reductions in body fat percentage, serum total cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose levels. For a 12-week period, 34 participants ingested four grams of "Sun Chlorella A" tablets each morning and evening.

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2009-02-19 14:40:35

Some algae have been hanging together rather than going it alone much longer than previously thought, according to new research.

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2009-01-27 11:57:05

Land plants' ability to sprout upward through the air, unsupported except by their own woody tissues, has long been considered one of the characteristics separating them from aquatic plants, which rely on water to support them.

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2008-09-22 12:15:00

Scientists are trying to determine why large algae blooms have largely returned to Lake Erie.

2008-08-12 12:00:53

SEATTLE, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As human activity triggers more and more blooms of stinking, toxic algae known as "sea lettuce" around scenic Puget Sound, Blue Marble Energy Corp.

2008-08-11 12:01:14

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that people who live in Japan can expect to remain in good health longer than anybody else in the world.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.