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Scientists against plastic: Are polysaccharides made from marine biomass a winning strategy?

The future of our planet is at stake. Plastic waste is piling up and nature-inspired alternatives are urgently needed. In a quest to tackle this issue, scientists are actively looking for sustainable solutions – even in the deepest corners of the Earth.  

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Super seaweed: the immune-stimulating and anti-HIV effects of brown algae

Samples of a brown algae species from the Gulf of Mannar, the first marine Biosphere Reserve in India, were found […]

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Umami, crispness and beautiful servings? Put seaweed on your plate, international scientists suggest

Seaweed exists in oceans all over the world, and there are many possibilities for using it in both the kitchen and in the food industry. However, since we don’t know enough about how to make seaweed taste good, we rarely eat it. Here, three scientists present how seaweed can be used. 

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