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Algae

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EA Stewart
NASA MicroAlgae
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Lonestar Community College and Des Moines Community College have partnered with NASA and the UTEX Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas, Austin, to put microalgae into Space!  This exciting project will allow scientists on the International Space Station study the effects of ... View video

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By: 
EA Stewart
Filed under: AlgaeNASASpace

DMACC Biotechnology program graduate Lyndsay Baker has accomplished one of her dreams. In November she will have an experiment sent to the International Space Station for research. Lyndsay hopes that the algae grown as part of her experiment will produce the compound astaxanthin to help keep ... View video

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Presenter: Damon Tighe Algae beads can be used in colormetric assays to study both photosynthesis and cellular respiration in authentic inquiry investigations (AP Biology Big Idea 2: Labs 5 and 6). This lab can be extended to study the effects of light intensity, light color, temperature and other organisms on these processes. Read more