Solazyme highlights algal oil plant, UPS contract in Q2 results

[USA] Solazyme Inc. recently released its financial results for the second quarter of 2015, highlighting consistent power and steam supply coming from its cogeneration Moema facility and expanded relationship with UPS for supply of renewable diesel fuel. Continue reading Solazyme highlights algal oil plant, UPS contract in Q2 results

Akron testing new DNA analysis to determine if Lake Rockwell algae can produce toxins

[USA] The city of Akron and an Australian company are testing a new method to determine if algal toxins are in Akron’s drinking water reservoirs.

The method, developed by Diagnostic Technology based in Belrose, relies on Continue reading Akron testing new DNA analysis to determine if Lake Rockwell algae can produce toxins

Volunteers' Data Revealing Impacts of Climate Change on Buzzards Bay

[USA] Long before crowd-sourcing and citizen science were buzzwords, volunteers for Buzzards Bay Coalition were monitoring water quality along the estuary’s edges, from Westport to the Elizabeth Islands. The resulting data set spans twenty four years, and includes Continue reading Volunteers' Data Revealing Impacts of Climate Change on Buzzards Bay

Soylent 2.0 is bottled, ready to drink, and made from algae

[USA] Soylent, the oddly named meal replacement with a niche following (particularly in the Valley) has announced its second product this morning: Soylent 2.0, which comes ready to drink in recyclable bottles. Each bottle represents one-fifth of a Continue reading Soylent 2.0 is bottled, ready to drink, and made from algae