For Brandon Iglesias, there wasn’t a specific moment of revelation. Unlike some entrepreneurs, he didn’t spot a glaring gap in an industry and move in to solve the problem. He came about his project – a new way to chemically manufacture cleaner oil – over years… Continue reading New Orleans entrepreneur pushing technology to chemically manufacture oil: Meet our reader vote winner
Saturday, August 30, 2014, 3:10 PM – San Joaquin County’s algae problem is so bad the health department issued a warning Friday.Environmental health experts say you can’t tell just by looking at it, if it’s a dangerous bloom of algae… Continue reading It’s green…it smells…and now health officials say it’s toxic
According to the health officials, the green and smelly algae that bloom in the Delta waterways are now considered to be toxic.
Recent hot and humid weather in San Joaquin County combined with low river flows in many of the area’s waterways have contributed to the rapid growth… Continue reading Toxic Green Algae Blooms in San Joaquin County Waterways
[Japan] Masako Iwai, CREST Researcher and member at the Center for Biological Resources and Informatics at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Professor Hiroyuki Ohta, of the Earth-Life Science Institute and Center for Biological Resources and Informatics at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, have succeeded in enhancement of the lipid accumulation function in nutrient-starved algae maintaining the cell growth through photosynthesis. Continue reading Lipid accumulation enhancement achieved using nutrition starvation-inducible promoter in algae
Expanding from its initial work in algal biofuels, General Atomic’s (GA’s) Advanced Biological Processes team has focused on the rising need for food globally, specifically in the area of algal-based protein.
GA’s Energy and Advanced… Continue reading General Atomics focusing on algal-based protein
[Argentine, USA] The green stuff that clouds up fish tanks – it’s not just an aesthetic annoyance. In fact, if you’ve been watching recent news of algal bloom concerns in Lake Erie, Continue reading Algal growth a blooming problem, space station to help monitor
University of Vaasa and Vaasa Energy Institution (VEI) welcomed visitors from Chinese Academy of Sciences. Agenda was to find out joint research projects for the future. Professor Zhongming Wang, Dr. Shunni Zhu and Dr. Pingzhong Feng presented research facilities of… Continue reading Renewable energy from microalgae