Rutgers study: certain algae are resistant to climate change

A Rutgers University-led study has found that certain green algae are expected to better survive climate change compared to others due to genes they “stole” from bacteria. The Picochlorum single-celled species of green algae, which evolved to tolerate hostile and fluctuating…

Carbon Megadosing for Increased Lipids

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Upton, NY, have demonstrated that ramping up algae’s overall metabolism by feeding them more carbon increases…