Tag: "algal" at medical news
There is light at the end of the blind tunnel: prosthetic retinal cells offer hope!
...cortex could be interpreted as vision and also the algal
protein is less sensitive to light than is the normal light-detecting protein in the eye. Therefore they stress more work in this area. The researchers say, "The remodeling of inner retinal neurons triggered by photoreceptor degeneration has raised ...
Fresh Water Algae Filtered Out With Water Filtration Technique
...ion in Lake Erie during the last decade has caused algal
blooms, the most recent of which began this August... growing concern there, Walker said. But dangerous algal
blooms have occurred across the country this summer, from Massachusetts to California. And while m...
Algal Gel to Prevent HIV Infection
...orldwide research have come up with a microbicidal algal
gel to prevent HIV infection. This gel is expected to evolve into a powerful new protection weapon for women against HIV. //Preliminary lab tests suggest it would be 95% efficient. Brazilian scientists, who aim to evolve various methods to preve...
Deep-sea Mining can Damage Marine Ecosystem
...nutrient-poor surface waters of the ocean, causing algal
blooms and potentially contaminating waters that support Papua New Guineas commercial fishing industry, as well as local subsistence fishers, he added. 'Depending on ocean currents, these nutrients could drift widely, disrupting the food chain an...