Mealworms, algae make a tasty dish at London fest

[UK] In a project subsidised by the global health foundation, the Wellcome Trust, Hamilton, a micro-biologist by training, and Jack were cooking 40 covers twice a day from a make-shift kitchen at the base of a tree at the Shuffle Film Festival in an East London Continue reading Mealworms, algae make a tasty dish at London fest

Algae bloom warnings in place on Allegheny Reservoiir

[USA] The Allegheny National Forest is one of the region’s favorite summertime destinations for boating, fishing, camping, hiking and other outdoors activities. But the Allegheny Reservoir, at the heart of the forest region, is suffering through an algae bloom thatisn’t terribly visitor-friendly.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which Continue reading Algae bloom warnings in place on Allegheny Reservoiir

Plants inherited ability to sense red light from ancient algae

[Global] The light-sensing molecules that tell plants whether to germinate, when to flower and which direction to grow were inherited millions of years ago from ancient algae, says a new study released in the journal Nature Communications. Continue reading Plants inherited ability to sense red light from ancient algae

Cardax Product Candidates Demonstrate Superior Bioavailability vs. Microalgal Astaxanthin in Monkey Study

[USA] Cardax, Inc. (“Cardax”) (OTCQB:CDXI) announced today that its astaxanthin consumer health candidates CDX-085 and ASTX-1F demonstrated more than two and one-half times higher Continue reading Cardax Product Candidates Demonstrate Superior Bioavailability vs. Microalgal Astaxanthin in Monkey Study

Dead fish, wildlife in Aleutians may be victims of toxic algae outbreak

[USA] Scientists have been receiving reports of dead and dying mammals, birds and small fish in the Aleutian Islands.  They think the killer might be toxic algae proliferating in unusually warm ocean waters.

“All the signs are that we’re having a Continue reading Dead fish, wildlife in Aleutians may be victims of toxic algae outbreak

Spirulina: Even Good for Bodybuilders

[Global] Spirulina is a blue green-algae that can protect the brain, reduce liver fat and even help you exercise better. Though I will admit that my impression of the typical spirulina consumer is one of a granola-eatin’ tree-hugger who’d prefer walking barefoot in the woods munching on nuts and berries than lounging in a beach cabana being served caviar and sushi, the stuff has a lot to recommend it. In fact, this amazing superfood has something for everybody. Continue reading Spirulina: Even Good for Bodybuilders