It is more advantageous for some bromeliads to obtain ant-derived nutrients via its roots than to eat them.
Astaxanthin is nearly as expensive as gold. Unless you grow it in a pond.
17 year old Sara Volz wins $100 000 scholarship from Intel Science Talent Search for her experiment on algae that she kept under her bed.
Although red algae contain green chlorophyll, their red coloration is a result of large amounts of non-green pigments such as phycoerythrin.