A mysterious algal toxin may offer clues to human neurodegenerative diseases

J. STROM THURMOND LAKE, Georgia—From their perch in a loblolly pine, two bald eagles swoop low over a floating flock of wintering coots. Most of the water birds scatter, but a few are left struggling on the surface. Continue reading A mysterious algal toxin may offer clues to human neurodegenerative diseases

Suncream Dairies launches Bubblegum flavour ice cream using spirulina blue

UK-based ice cream manufacturer Suncream Dairies has launched a new Bubblegum flavour ice cream, which has been specially developed to appeal to children.

Made to a traditional recipe with all natural colours and flavours, Mellow Continue reading Suncream Dairies launches Bubblegum flavour ice cream using spirulina blue

Freshwater Algae course 2015 – Kindrogan Field Centre, Scotland

This week long course (June 26-July 3, 2015) taught by Dr. Eileen Cox and Prof. Elliot Shubert is in its 20th year! This course will examine the freshwater habitats and algae in the Highland Perthshire area. Students will learn to Continue reading Freshwater Algae course 2015 – Kindrogan Field Centre, Scotland

UNL, Johns Hopkins researchers identify DNA of algae virus in humans

An alga species infected with a chlorovirus similar to the one UNL and Johns Hopkins researchers have newly identified in the throat cavity of humans. (Credit: Kit Lee and Angie Fox, UNL)

The DNA of a virus once thought confined to the cells of algae may in fact invade the biological kingdom of mice Continue reading UNL, Johns Hopkins researchers identify DNA of algae virus in humans

Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. Announces Fiscal Advisory Agreement With Quinsam Capital and Provides Commercialization Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 27, 2014) – SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE:SVS) (“Solarvest” or the “Company”) wishes to announce that it Continue reading Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. Announces Fiscal Advisory Agreement With Quinsam Capital and Provides Commercialization Update