Latest On Algae

  • Algae Is The New Corn

    Two steps away from Soylent Green. When deprived of sunlight or nutrients, algae produces an oil that’s chemically similar to petroleum. Not quite Soylent Red, but close.

    good 3 years ago respond

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    Bioluminescent Surfing

    Turns out the Lingulodinium polyedrum phytoplankton responsible for red tide algae blooms off the coast of Southern California are bioluminescent. When agitated, the non-toxic red tide glows neon blue, which makes for some pretty rad night surfing.

    Cates Holderness 3 years ago 51 responses