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Matrix Genetics & Proterro Partner on First Commercial Product...

Matrix Genetics a biotechnology company focused on producing safe and sustainable products derived from cyanobacteria (a blue-green algae), and Proterro, a biotechnology company with a unique photobioreactor technology to convert waste CO2 into ... Sys-Con Media, 13 hours ago

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Can studying a toxin in algae lead to dementia medications?

Algae bloom (iStock) Blue-green algae , also known as cyanobacteria (and "pond scum"), can be a seriousnuisance in coastal communities. As they decompose, the algaemayeat up all of the oxygenin the water. They can smother corals and submerge ...
 UnitedHealthcare1 week ago Toxic algae from the island of Guam may hint to a treatment for dementia  Sott.net2 weeks ago Toxic algae triggers dementia brain changes  BBC3 weeks ago
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New Alzheimer's drug: Study linking environmental toxin to Alzheimer's, opens up new drug possibility

Alzheimer's may be caused by environmental toxin (BMAA) produced by cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae. However, researchers, who have linked chronic exposure to the environmental toxin BMAA to increased risk of Alzheimer's and other ...
 International Business Times Australia2 weeks ago Environmental toxin linked to Alzheimer's Disease  Digital Journal2 weeks ago Alzheimer's Disease Cause & Cure: Condition Linked to Environmental Toxin: Study  Latinos Health2 weeks ago
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Clean bill of health for Coes Ford

Selwyn River at Coes Ford The health warning in place at Coes Ford was lifted last week due to cyanobacteria no longer being a problem in the popular camping and swimming spot. The Coes Ford algal bloom health warning issued on November 24 ...
 The Press NZ3 weeks ago RIDOH and RIDEM Lift Public Health Advisories Related to Cyanobacteria Blooms  Review Zone2 months ago Algal bloom in Lake Forsyth/ Te Wairewa week ago Health warning at Whitecliffs Domain lifted  Environment Canterbury Regional Council2 weeks ago

A Metabolic Pathway in Cyanobacteria Could Yield Better Biofuels and Bioproducts from Photosynthesis

Posted December 11th, 2015 for National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Printer-friendly versionPDF version Scientists from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have discovered that a metabolic pathway previously ...
 PressReleasePoint1 month ago Metabolic pathway in cyanobacteria could yield better biofuels from photosynthesis  EnvironmentGuru.com1 month ago Better Biofuels and Bioproducts From Cyanobacteria  EnvironmentGuru.com1 month ago NREL Scientists Discover Bio-based Chemicals Production Using Cyanobacteria  SpecialChem Polymer Additives1 month ago

Cyanobacteria efficient at harvesting light

About EnvironmentGuru is the largest online Social Network that offers a place for environmental professionals around the world to collaborate, find, and distribute environmental information. Collaboration for the future from ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com1 month ago Blue-green algae efficient in 'harvesting' light  PhysOrg.com1 month ago Algae could be a new green power source  Economic Times2 months ago Blue-green algae can generate electricity  Machinery Market1 month ago

Sighted Microbes

eLIFE (VIA EUREKALERT)A cyanobacterial cell acts like an eye, refracting light onto the cell membrane in a similar way to how the lens of a human eye refracts light onto the retina, according to a study published yesterday (February 9) in eLife. The ...
 The Scientist13 hours ago A team of scientists from England and Germany have shown that slime-forming cyanobacteria see the world much like we do -- with eyes.  TickerTech.com1 day ago Slime that can see: Bacterium acts like a single-cell eye  EnvironmentGuru.com1 day ago This Bacterium Acts Like a One-Cell Eyeball  Yahoo! News1 day ago

Bacterial Slime Acts As Teensy Eyeball

A new study reveals how tiny cyanobacteria sense and move towards light. It turns out that each teensy organism acts as a miniature lens that gathers and focuses light, similar to the way a human eye or a camera works. Credit: eLife View full size ...
 LiveScience.com12 hours ago Bacteria Have Ability to 'See,' Eye-Opening Study Finds  NBCNews.com1 day ago Single celled bacteria use microscopic eyeballs to sense light and for moving in its direction  MyInforms1 day ago Biologists describe tiny eyeballs bacteria behavior  Ennahar Online1 day ago

Algae linked to rare neurodegenerative condition similar to AD

Researchers in the US have found evidence suggesting that blue-green algae or cyanobacteria - an organism found in water around the world - can produce a toxin linked to the development of a neurodegenerative disease similar to Alzheimer's disease ( ...
 Alzheimer Europe1 week ago Algae linked to neurodegenerative conditions similar to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and motor neurone disease  XinMsn2 weeks ago Algal Bloom May Be Linked To Alzheimer's, Researchers Say  Water Online13 hours ago
Tech Times

Bacteria See Light With Single-Celled Eyes Of Slime

Cyanobacteria respond to light, a fact that has been known to biologists for centuries. Now, an international team of researchers know how they do it. (Photo : Nat Tarbox | Flickr) Bacteria can see by utilizing a single-celled eye of slime, a ...
 Tech Times21 hours ago Why is being called scum not quite the insult it once was?  Government Technology US1 day ago Cyanobacteria perceive light by using same principles as human eyes  Red Orbit1 day ago
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