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Articles related to algae

Feature: Could an Algal Toxin Cause Motor Neurone Disease?
It’s long been thought that blue-green algae might cause several brain diseases. Now a missing piece in the puzzle has been found.
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Feature: This Little Piggie Went Wee Wee Wee
Microalgae strains that can survive the extreme conditions in piggery effluent could not only clean up the wastewater but also reduce greenhouse emissions, provide a source of biofuel and even be fed back to the pigs.