[USA] Each year, nearly 20 billion sanitary pads, tampons and applicators are dumped into North American landfills every year, Continue reading A biodegradable sanitary pad made of algae
[China] Seaweed, the edible algae with a long history in some Asian cuisines, and which has also become part of the Western foodie Continue reading Seaweed: From superfood to superconductor
[Canada] A research team at McGill University recently showed that red algae could be used to prevent human papillomavirus. Sindy Continue reading Can algae prevent HPV?
[Singapore] A seaweed derived remedy that can reduce the severity of colds and flu-like symptoms in children and adults was launched Continue reading Seaweed-derived common cold remedy aimed at crowded Asian urban hubs
[Malaysia] A study found that red seaweed (K. alvarezii) helps in slowing down the growth rate of mammary tumours in rats, Continue reading Red seaweed could be a potential aid for cancer treatment: Study
[France] Algaia has bolstered its growth in specialty marine ingredients by completing the acquisition of Cargill’s Alginate Continue reading Algaia completes deal with Cargill’s alginate firm to strengthen seaweed portfolio
[Global] Arctic kelp forests may provide safety from acidifying oceans during long summer days because of extended sunlight Continue reading Will kelp forests provide refuges from ocean acidification?
[USA] Centuries ago, coastal Irish communities discovered that they could harvest carraigín moss, a type of seaweed, from the rocky Continue reading Your ice cream may contain seaweed – Contentiously
[Global] Erick Ask still remembers the first time he heard about the food ingredient that would become the focus of his professional life. Continue reading Carrageenan backlash: Food firms are ousting a popular additive
[UK] One challenge facing the wider use of 3D bioprinting, is the range of inks available for 3D printing structures. Alginates, Continue reading Seaweed is the secret ingredient in University of Bristol 3D printing bioink