Algae health technology (IMAGE) University of California - San Diego Caption A new technology developed at UC San Diego uses chemical ionization mass spectrometry to alert algae growers when volatile gas signatures change, allowing them to harvest algae crops when under attack by contaminating organisms. Credit UC San Diego Usage Restrictions Must be used in conjunction with PNAS paper on algae crop health technology. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.