New industrial partnership to develop photobioreactor technology

Heliae, SCHOTT North America and Arizona State University (ASU) have announced a partnership to bring Heliae’s algae production technology to ASU’s algae testbed facility. Through the partnership, SCHOTT financed a HelixTM photobioreactor… Continue reading New industrial partnership to develop photobioreactor technology

Food Recall – Asia Food Ltd Seaweed Crackers

Ottawa, August 13, 2014 – The food recall warning issued on June 27, 2014 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Pan Asia Food Company Ltd. is recalling Wang Korepab – Seaweed crackers from the marketplace because they contain milk, which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk, should not consume the recalled product described below… Continue reading Food Recall – Asia Food Ltd Seaweed Crackers

Microscopic ‘Saturn of the Moors’ discovered

The algal species, which is classified as ‘Saturnella saturnus’, was discovered by PhD student Jeannie Beadle from the School of Geography at the University of Leeds. Her research looks at pools of water created by peatland restoration measures in the Pennines, such as drain-blocking, with this particular… Continue reading Microscopic ‘Saturn of the Moors’ discovered

US army award to further University of Tennessee bioenergy research

In faraway places around the world, U.S. soldiers are challenged with carrying out missions despite the lack of access to energy supplies. A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, bioenergy researcher has received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to help find a solution… Continue reading US army award to further University of Tennessee bioenergy research

Will Ulta Salon and Nordstrom Help Solazyme’s Anti-Aging Product Line Grow?

What do renewable fuels, drilling lubricants, and anti-aging creams have in common? Not much, except they can all be produced from microalgae engineered by renewable oils manufacturer Solazyme (NASDAQ: SZYM). The company’s Algenist cosmetic brand has provided the bulk of its… Continue reading Will Ulta Salon and Nordstrom Help Solazyme’s Anti-Aging Product Line Grow?