Astaxanthin – the Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Aging Nutrient

At the root of every disease process is inflammation, a first defence process used by the body in order to try and heal itself. The problem is that when your body is in that state chronically it creates an overactive immune system, which brings crippling pain with it. This Continue reading Astaxanthin – the Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Aging Nutrient

How can we avoid kelp beds turning into barren grounds?

Urchins are marine invertebrates that mould the biological richness of marine grounds. However, an excessive proliferation of urchins may also have severe ecological consequences on marine grounds as they reduce algal cover and affect the survival of other marine species. To explore global Continue reading How can we avoid kelp beds turning into barren grounds?

Rwanda vows to eradicate children malnutrition with Spirulina

Under the guidance of their principals, many primaries schools in Kigali city have started to breed a blue-green algae called spirulina, widely believed to contain a miraculous array of vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

At the primary school of Nyamirambo, Continue reading Rwanda vows to eradicate children malnutrition with Spirulina

Ancient marine algae provides clues of climate change impact on today’s microscopic ocean organisms

A study of ancient marine algae, led by the University of Southampton, has found that climate change affected their growth and skeleton structure, which has potential significance for today’s equivalent microscopic organisms that play an important role in the world’s oceans. Continue reading Ancient marine algae provides clues of climate change impact on today’s microscopic ocean organisms

Obama may put brakes on alternative fuels as pressure is coming from oil firms, car makers

WASHINGTON — As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Continue reading Obama may put brakes on alternative fuels as pressure is coming from oil firms, car makers