New heat-tolerant algal species discovered in Abu Dhabi corals

A new species of algae has been discovered in the coral reefs off United Arab Emirates' (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi, an organism that helps corals survive seawater temperatures of up to 36 degrees Celsius, temperatures that would be lethal to corals elsewhere in the world.

Here, seawater is used to grow vegetables!

At the Spencer Gulf, near Port Augusta in South Australia, Sundrop Farms is turning sunlight and seawater into fresh water and food inside greenhouses.

Seawater may be possible alterative to petroleum fuel for battleships

Scientists have claimed that seawater could be used fuel up US Navy`s ships after they vowed to cut their petroleum use in half by 2015, and produce at least half of its jet fuel using alternative sources by 2020.

Seawater found near Chesapeake Bay up to 150 million years old

Researchers have revealed that the seawater discovered near the Chesapeake Bay is up to 150 million years old.

One-billion-year-old water `saltier than seawater`

University of Toronto scientists have found pockets of water that had been sitting 2.4 kilometres underneath the Earth`s surface for more than a billion years.

Use seawater or vinegar `to treat jellyfish stings

Applying urine has long been hailed as the best treatment for jellyfish stings. But, now British Red Cross says the belief that it can lessen the pain of venom injected by the marine creatures is nothing but myth.

Use seawater or vinegar `to treat jellyfish stings

Applying urine has long been hailed as the best treatment for jellyfish stings. But, now British Red Cross says the belief that it can lessen the pain of venom injected by the marine creatures is nothing but myth.

Radioactive substances in seawater near Japan plant

High levels of radioactive substances
have been detected in seawater near a quake-crippled nuclear power plant in Japan, its operator said early Tuesday.

Mumbai oil spill: BARC advised against using seawater

The Indian Coast Guard Monday asked
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) not to use sea water for
its facilities in wake of the oil spill following collision of
two vessels off the Mumbai coast.

Device to convert seawater offers hope to parched lands

Scientists said on Sunday they had made a nanotech device to strip salt from seawater, paving the way to small-scale or even battery-powered desalination for drought-hit regions and disaster zones.

New process can remove 90 percent of salt from seawater

An international team of researchers from China and the US has determined that a process that cleans wastewater and generates electricity can also remove 90 percent of salt from brackish water or seawater.