Cardax Initiates Monkey Study to Compare Bioavailability of Patented Consumer Health Product Candidate CDX-085 to Microalgal Astaxanthin

[USA] Cardax Inc. (“Cardax”) (OTCQB:CDXI) announced today that it initiated a single-dose pharmacokinetic study in non-human primates (monkeys) to compare the bioavailability (exposure) of CDX-085 the Company’s patented consumer health product candidate to microalgal astaxanthin the predominate astaxanthin consumer health form Continue reading Cardax Initiates Monkey Study to Compare Bioavailability of Patented Consumer Health Product Candidate CDX-085 to Microalgal Astaxanthin

Bloom Of Doom: Predicting Toxic Algal Blooms Before They Happen

[USA] Researchers have recently discovered the presence of an algae known as Pseudo-nitzschia growing in large numbers in Monterey Bay. To ensure the algal bloom does not gravely affect seabirds and marine mammals in the area, the researchers monitoring the situation, which also gave rise to the opportunity to develop predictive models that can be used to forecast when and where blooms will take place. Continue reading Bloom Of Doom: Predicting Toxic Algal Blooms Before They Happen

Propagating Seaweed for a Sustainable Future

[Netherlands] The global demand for food in general and for high quality proteins is growing. Subsequently the pressure on land by extensive agriculture is raising, causing ecological disasters.

To answer these challenges Hortimare has developed efficient, circular and sustainable concepts of aquaculture Continue reading Propagating Seaweed for a Sustainable Future

Boston Children's makes deal to bring new red algae-derived anesthetic to market

[USA] It has taken eight years for Boston Children’s Hospital and Chilean company Proteus to figure out how to create an improved class of anesthetics.

And now, thanks to an $85 million Continue reading Boston Children's makes deal to bring new red algae-derived anesthetic to market

SAMS researchers lead in bringing UHI £1M in funding for research in Sustainable Aquaculture Initiative

[UK] Research projects focused on addressing key challenges to the aquaculture sector, and involving scientists and researchers across the University of the Highlands and Islands [UHI], have been awarded nearly £1m in funding by two of the UK’s leading research councils as part of the Continue reading SAMS researchers lead in bringing UHI £1M in funding for research in Sustainable Aquaculture Initiative

The Photosynthetic Life-giving Pigments

Pigments are colorful chemical compounds that reflect only certain wavelengths of visible light. This makes them appear “colorful”. Flowers, coral and even animal and human skin contain pigments which give them their colors. More important than their reflection of light is the ability of pigments to absorb certain wavelengths. Continue reading The Photosynthetic Life-giving Pigments