[Japan] Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have homed in on an enzyme belonging to the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase Continue reading Harnessing energy from algae: Enzyme could help accelerate biofuel production
[USA] A freshwater strain of microalgae can degrade and utilise plants like switchgrass. This increases the potential of this type of Continue reading New microalgae can convert non-food crops into biofuels
[India] Belying its name, marine plant seaweed is not a weed but a valuable cash crop from which various products can be made for Continue reading Seaweeds have multifarious commercial usage in various industries
[New Zealand] A study co-authored by a Kiwi scientist has been singled out among 250 ground-breaking findings that could “help Continue reading Kiwi scientist’s study looking at using seaweed to store carbon
[USA] Could algae be a solution to projected food shortages in the future? Some growers are hoping so. Continue reading Algae: Pond scum or food of the future?
[Korea, Spain, India] A team of 14 scientists from Korea, Spain and India discovered a key to increase biofuel from algae by 30%. Their Continue reading Biofuel from algae: CUK scientist finds key to increase yield by 30 per cent
[USA] In an effort to bolster early-stage bioenergy research and development, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) announced Continue reading DoE dedicating $78 million to bioenergy research funding opportunities
[Finland] Reducing carbon emissions in order to prevent climate change requires developing new technologies for sustainable and Continue reading Novel approach for photosynthetic production of carbon neutral biofuel from green algae
[USA] We have fossil fuels today because a bunch of algae and other biomass sank to the bottom of dinosaur-laden swamps tens of Continue reading Can ExxonMobil use synthetic biology to commercialize algae fuels?