Seaweed

Cooperatives should explore new areas to double farm income: PM

Modi also emphasised that the 'cooperative spirit' should be kept alive and strengthened.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
From primitive ancestor to modern Homo sapiens: Seaweed is the secret to our evolution?

From primitive ancestor to modern Homo sapiens: Seaweed is the secret to our evolution?

Seaweed – large marine algae, or macroalgae – is also rich in vitamin B12, iodine and poly-unsaturated fatty-acids which are essential for brain development.

Mar 02, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

Researchers turn to seaweeds to develop new antibiotics

British researchers are trying to use the antimicrobial properties of seaweeds from the country's coastline to develop a new generation of antibiotics in a bid to fight the growing threat of resistant superbugs.

Aug 28, 2015, 08:38 AM IST
New ozone-destroying gases on the rise

New ozone-destroying gases on the rise

The ozone layer faces a new threat as certain chemicals which have historically contributed little to ozone depletion are now on the rise, warn researchers

Feb 17, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

Seaweed may help lose weight: Study

A new study suggests that seaweed fibre may help in slimming in future, thereby preventing the body from absorbing extra fat.

Mar 01, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

Use bed linen with benefits of seaweed

Portico New York, an Indian home linen and soft furnishing company, has teamed up with smartfiber AG, a German company that specialises in functional cellulose fiber like SeaCell, to launch a unique line replete with benefits of seaweed.

Oct 21, 2013, 20:43 PM IST

Seaweed could fight tooth decay: Scientists

Scientists claim to have found a new, unexpected weapon in the fight against tooth decay -- microbes found on seaweed which they say could be more effective than toothpaste.

Jul 04, 2012, 19:06 PM IST

Snails clear seaweed to keep coral reefs beautiful

Tiny snails keep coral reefs and seashores stunningly beautiful by getting rid of the ugly seaweed, a study says.

Jun 04, 2012, 12:49 PM IST

`Seaweed chemical can help treat arthritis`

A chemical produced by a `nuisance` seaweed which has been destroying coral reefs in Hawaii could be used to develop drugs to treat arthritis.

May 29, 2012, 09:43 AM IST

Technology to convert seaweed into renewable fuels

Scientists has developed breakthrough technology that extracts all the major sugars in seaweed and converts them into renewable fuels and chemicals.

Jan 20, 2012, 12:37 PM IST

Technology to convert seaweed into renewable fuels

Scientists has developed breakthrough technology that extracts all the major sugars in seaweed and converts them into renewable fuels and chemicals.

Jan 20, 2012, 12:37 PM IST

Seaweed to help lose more weight

Dietary fibres from brown algae boost the sensation of satisfaction, thereby making people eat less and lose more weight.

Dec 10, 2011, 16:05 PM IST

Seaweed: Rich source of nutrition for heart

Bioactive peptides, obtained mainly from milk products, not only provide nutrition, but have a drug-like effect in treating or preventing certain diseases.

Jul 21, 2011, 13:28 PM IST

Seaweed can be an unlimited source of biofuel

Seaweeds are capable of producing more biomass per square metre than fast growing terrestrial plants such as sugar cane.

Jul 04, 2011, 15:09 PM IST

Seaweed shake keeps you slim

A seaweed shake could help you stay slim by suppressing hunger pangs.

Jun 17, 2011, 15:10 PM IST

Ethanol from seaweed project to get a major boost

Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute to ramp up off-shore production of seaweed.

May 30, 2011, 14:15 PM IST

Seaweed defense offers clues against malaria

Callophycus serratus seemed particularly adept at fighting off microbial infections, said the study.

Feb 22, 2011, 09:51 AM IST

Seaweed defense offers clues against malaria

Callophycus serratus seemed particularly adept at fighting off microbial infections, said the study.

Feb 22, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Seaweed extract can kill pimples

An active ingredient from brown seaweed, off the coast of Brittany may kill pimples and oily skin.

Sep 06, 2010, 00:34 AM IST

Seaweed extract can kill pimples

An active ingredient from brown seaweed, off the coast of Brittany may kill pimples and oily skin.

Sep 06, 2010, 00:00 AM IST