DIC Strengthens its Position as the Global Leader for Natural Blue Food Coloring

[Japan, USA] DIC Corporation today announced the on-schedule completion in August 2015 of a new extraction plant for Linablue®, Spirulina-derived natural blue food coloring. Construction of the plant, which is located on the site of subsidiary Earthrise Nutritionals, LLC, the DIC Group’s U.S. Spirulina* Continue reading DIC Strengthens its Position as the Global Leader for Natural Blue Food Coloring

One gene may drive leap from single cell to multicellular life

[USA] The leap from single-celled life to multicellular creatures is easier than we ever thought. And it seems there’s more than one way it can happen.

The mutation of a single gene is enough to transform single-celled brewer’s yeast into a “snowflake” that evolves as a Continue reading One gene may drive leap from single cell to multicellular life

In Bangui, A grizzled expat feeds hungry kids with algae

[Central African Republic] BANGUI — Freddy maneuvers his 4×4 with a steady hand, skillfully slaloming between bumps and potholes. Normally, at this time of day, he’d be in his restaurant, the Relais de Chasse (hunting lodge), a popular eatery he runs with an iron grip here in the capital of the Central African Continue reading In Bangui, A grizzled expat feeds hungry kids with algae