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Discovering the wonders of algae

Representatives of IBioIC, SAMS, SAIC, HIE and Zero Waste Scotland helped to organise the meeting on Exploring Opportunities in Blue Biotech and Aquaculture
Representatives of IBioIC, SAMS, SAIC, HIE and Zero Waste Scotland helped to organise the meeting on Exploring Opportunities in Blue Biotech and Aquaculture
Discovering the wonders of algae

Leading biotechnology companies from around the UK gathered at SAMS this week to learn how academia and industry can work together to unlock the potential of algae. Already used in packaging, pharmaceuticals and food, algae has a plethora of potential uses but scientists and businesses believe there could be more to come.

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A polyester fibre extracted from a brittle star sampled from 1976

Tue, Oct 23, '18

Historic microplastics problem revealed

Time-travelling deep sea scientists discover decades of pollution

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Dr Hannah Grist has been shortlisted for the David Robertson Adult Award for recording marine and coastal wildlife

Wed, Oct 17, '18

Coastal detective up for biology prize

Capturing Our Coast scientist shortlisted for UK award

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This Haihai Minke whale is one of the exhibits capturing the imagination

Tue, Oct 16, '18

Thousands attend unique ocean exhibition

Last chance to see Sea Creatures event in Scotland

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