Image: On the lookout for red algae

Image: On the lookout for red algae

Summary: Scientists hope to use a new mathematical technique to detect toxic algae in the ocean before infected shellfish can make people sick.

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  • Red algae

    Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are working with various government offices to develop a "spatiotemporal" data mining system for finding and tracking toxic algae blighting North American waters. Here, a satellite image depicts "red tide," or areas where there is likely harmful algae.

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