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Smartphone device that detects harmful algae in 15 minutes

A team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a highly sensitive system that uses a smartphone to rapidly detect...

Algae could prevent limb amputation

Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) is a severe obstruction of the arteries which markedly reduces blood flow to the extremities (hands, feet, and legs) and...

Turning Algae into fuel

High energy density transportation fuels remain essential to long distance transportation. However, scalable high energy density alternatives to fossil fuels remain challenging. Yet, microbial...

Scientists discovered a “switch” to increase starch accumulation in algae

In a new study, Tokyo Tech scientists have discovered a switch that can control the level of starch content in algae. The researchers demonstrated that starch...

Turning algae into diesel fuel

Scientists at the University of Munich are working on a way to turn algae into diesel fuel. Of course, this will be the first...

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