National Geographic’s Best Science Images for 2007

Here are the best science images of 2007

Here is a photo of one of the simplest organism, the Irish moss Chondrus crispus – a common Atlantic red alga that is routinely harvested for its carrageenan. The chemical is used as a thickener in many processed foods. Click to read more and see the rest of the images.

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    […] organism, the Irish moss chondrus crispus – a common Atlantic red alga that is routinely harvestedhttp://wiresmash.com/interesting/national-geographic%e2%80%99s-best-science-images-for-2007/Chondrus crispusSeveral photographs of this species and information on its taxonomy, uses and […]

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