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`Green algae chows down on other plants`

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 21:44

Green algae break down other plant materials and slurp them up as food when deprived of other sources of energy, a new finding that could be useful in making bio-diesel.

Potential malarial vaccine produced from edible algae

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 12:30

Biologists have successfully engineered algae to produce potential candidates for a vaccine that would prevent transmission of the parasite that causes malaria.