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Watch out! Bacteria can see like human beings

Synechocystis - the species used in the study - is found naturally in freshwater lakes and rivers. 

Indian-origin engineer discovers new green power source

Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have developed a novel technology that harnesses electrical energy from blue-green algae that could be used to power cell phones and computers in future.

Oxygen in ocean spread much earlier than previously thought

Iron-bearing rocks that formed at the ocean floor 3.2 billion years ago carry unmistakable evidence of oxygen, much earlier than previous discoveries reported, a new research has found.

This molecular Swiss Army knife can boost biofuel output

Researchers have created a multifunctional hybrid protein that resembles a molecular Swiss Army knife in cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, organisms that have many potential uses for making green chemicals or biofuels.