Seaweed a new weapon against asthma

Seaweed a new weapon against asthma

Almost 26 million Americans – and 235 million people worldwide! – have asthma. And I’m one of them. A recent study showed that asthma in the US is not well controlled. This is due to several factors, not the least of is the onerousness of treatment. It’s a lifetime battle to control, and we often […]

Sea otters helped by artificial clams

Sea otters helped by artificial clams

In the last five years, 24 sea otters have stranded and died in the Monterey Bay area. Veterinarians noticed a strange yellow coloration to the animals, so they performed necropsies and determined that the cause of death was something pretty unexpected- microcystin. Microcystin is a cyanotoxin produced by algae, and because it’s generally found in […]