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Tsunami Debris Could Harbor Invasive Species, Experts Warn
2012-06-08 05:45:18

While the 70-foot-long dock that washed ashore at an Oregon beach earlier this week may not be radioactively harmful or contain to chemical contaminants, scientists are warning that it is likely home to a different sort of threat.

2011-07-12 22:34:21

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have brought attention to the potential health impacts for Korean and Korean-American women and their infants from consuming brown seaweed soup.

2010-08-05 10:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Health benefits from marine plants and other ocean life have been documented and promoted throughout the nutritional industry for years.

2010-06-01 07:18:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading daily Fucoidan supplement, LIMU ORIGINAL(TM), is now available in a convenient two-ounce pouch as the LIMU ORIGINAL(TM) SHOT.

2010-05-04 20:00:00

HOBART, Australia, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In a breakthrough that offers new hope for the containment of influenza outbreaks, an Australian biotechnology company has isolated a natural extract from seaweed which has been shown to inhibit the H1N1 virus. The extract - known as Maritech® 926 - is a fucoidan compound derived from the Undaria pinnatifida species of seaweed.

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2009-07-11 07:40:00

All along the California coast, stretching from Los Angeles to San Francisco, a species of rapidly-growing sea kelp from Japan has begun taking over the coastline and spreading quicker than authorities can contain it.

2009-07-09 18:03:46

Scientists in San Francisco said a team of divers has been recruited to rid marinas of an exotic form of fast-growing seaweed. The scientists said the kelp, Undaria pinnatifida, is native to Japan and China and was first discovered at the San Francisco Yacht Harbor and the South Beach Harbor in May,


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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