[USA] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that it is developing a project intended to support public dialog concerning the development and use of synthetic biology (synbio). Continue reading EPA Posts Information on GM/Synbio Algae Project
[USA] In 2013 Bigelow Laboratory and the University of Mississippi formed a five-year Strategic Inter-Institutional Partnership Agreement for collaborative research and commercialization initiatives. The collaboration is making progress on identifying new compounds with anti-microbial activity and the Continue reading Collaboration between Bigelow and University of Mississippi gains traction
[USA] A record-breaking algal bloom continues to expand across the North Pacific reaching as far north as the Aleutian Islands and as far south as southern California. Coinciding with well above average sea surface Continue reading Record-Setting Bloom of Toxic Algae in North Pacific
[Australia] MDB Energy developed the technology which uses algae to absorb the nutrients in fish ponds, expel clean water, and at the same time produce large quantities of edible protein.
The company initially trialled the water Continue reading Queensland algae technology expands to cane industry
[Canada] A decision by the provincial government to allow increased harvesting of seaweed from the central east coast of Vancouver Island has sounded alarm bells in parts of the scientific community there. Continue reading Increased harvesting of Vancouver Island seaweed unwise: scientist
[USA] Could the next big thing in alternative proteins be a something tiny and green? Continue reading Protein goes green: Can algae become the next soy?