Algae and plant protein potential limited by scale, says Mars agriculture chief

Lack of scalability still prevents algae and plant proteins from being used as major food sources, according to Mars chief agricultural officer Howard-Yana Shapiro.

Discussion of algae’s potential as a Continue reading Algae and plant protein potential limited by scale, says Mars agriculture chief

Toward the next biofuel: Secrets of Fistulifera solaris

(Nanowerk News) Biofuels made from plant-produced oils are an attractive alternative to fossil fuels. However, the enormous amount of arable land needed for production and the competition between their uses as food/feed and fuel present obstacles to the production of biofuels from crops. These Continue reading Toward the next biofuel: Secrets of Fistulifera solaris