Posts Tagged ‘algae’

Missing DNA

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
plants, flowers, algae, dna, genome, plastid, chloroplasts, photosynthesis

Does missing DNA make a plant not a plant?

Reason Behind Ancient Whale Graveyard

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
whales, fossils, sloths, smithsonian, chile, atacama, cerro ballena

Smithsonian researchers have uncovered the cause behind mass marine stranding events occurring millions of years ago in Chile.

Slothful Ecosystems

Friday, January 24th, 2014
sloths, sloth, Costa Rica, three-toed, poop, moths, algae

We’re learning more about the habitats living on sloth fur and skin.

Saving Coral Reefs

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
corals, reefs, coral, Bart Shepherd, secore, reproduction, climate change, bleaching, algae, Philippines, conservation

Coral reefs are in trouble globally and efforts are underway to save them.

Iron Oceans

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
chaetoceros_atlanticus_mmontresor_p

Can adding iron to the oceans cool the planet?

Biodiversity in Streams

Thursday, April 7th, 2011
stream-algae

Biologically diverse algae cleanup streams!

Salamanders and Algae

Monday, August 2nd, 2010
SpottedSalamander

New research shows that the symbiotic relationship between a salamander and some algae goes beyond the egg.

Phytoplankton Decline

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
800px-Phytoplankton_-_the_foundation_of_the_oceanic_food_chain

The creatures at the bottom of the marine food chain are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Dead Zones Threaten Baltic Sea

Thursday, March 11th, 2010
Baltic Algal Bloom

The Baltic Sea has been experiencing algal blooms, making its waters essentially a dead zone.

Super Algae

Friday, February 19th, 2010
Algae

Algae may be the super-fuel of the future. With the government and start-ups getting into the game, researchers are trying to figure out how to make it a feasible reality.

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