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  • Sea Snails Make Strongest Material on Earth

    The teeth of the common limpet species (Patella vulgata) are tougher than Kevlar and stronger than spider silk, researchers report in the Feb. 18 issue of The Royal Society journal Interface. “Spider silk has been winning this competition for a long time. I was surprised and excited that limpet teeth beat the winner,” said lead study author Asa Barber, a professor of

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  • Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 2 (February 2015), Pages 697-1083 Available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 2 (February 2015), Pages 697-1083. More info Table of Contents Special Issue Marine Anti-infective Agents Article: Sulphated Polysaccharides from Ulva clathrata and Cladosiphon okamuranus Seaweeds both Inhibit Viral Attachment/Entry and Cell-Cell Fusion, in NDV Infection by José Alberto Aguilar-Briseño, Lucia Elizabeth Cruz-Suarez, Jean-François Sassi, Denis Ricque-Marie, Pablo

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  • Portugal: World Ocean Summit 2015

    How can we make the transition from a conventional ocean economy to a new blue economy? Join us at the third World Ocean Summit in Portugal as we explore the opportunity that blue growth presents for business and the ocean community, and identify practical solutions to the tension between economic development and environmental sustainability. World Ocean Summit http://www.economist.com/events-conferences/asia/world-ocean-summit will convene more than 250 global leaders from

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  • Lobster industry byproducts make tasty treats

    In a bid to reduce waste from the harvest and export of southern rock lobsters – a multimillion dollar industry in South Australia – Flinders University and the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) have teamed up to find innovative ways of using leftover shells and parts from the processing of this premium seafood. The two institutes are working

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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 1 (January 2015), Pages 1-696 Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 1 (January 2015), Pages 1-696 Table of Contents Special Issue Marine Anti-infective Agents Article: Marine-Derived Quorum-Sensing Inhibitory Activities Enhance the Antibacterial Efficacy of Tobramycin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa by Alessandro Busetti, George Shaw, Julianne Megaw, Sean P. Gorman, Christine A. Maggs and Brendan F. Gilmore Mar. Drugs 2015, 13(1),

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  • Fish peptide could help in battle against cardiovascular disease

    A major international review of a peptide originally found in fish that could be used in the battle against cardiovascular disease has been published. Professor David Lambert from the University of Leicester’s Department of Cardiovascular Sciences contributed to the review, which has been largely written by the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) subcommittee, to pull together the

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  • SGP forms subsidiary, ISG Health, to market algae based nutraceutical products

    International Sustainability Group, Inc. announced the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary, ISG Health to commercialize natural health products. ISG Health is developing a complete line of algae-based nutraceutical products.  These products are designed to support health through a formulation of nature’s minerals, proteins, antioxidants, vitamins and omegas for the health and wellness market.  It is well known that these natural ingredients help with

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