Plant photosynthesis traced to alga 1.25 billion years ago

The world’s oldest algae fossils are a billion years old, according to a new analysis by earth scientists at McGill University in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Based on this finding, the researchers also estimate that the basis for photosynthesis in today’s plants was set in place 1.25 billion years ago…

Berkeley Labs Finds New Way to Penetrate Algae Cells

From the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) comes news that scientists from there and Stanford University have developed a way to send molecules and…