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Potential of disk-shaped coccolith structures to promote efficient bioenergy production

[Japan] Researchers at Hiroshima University and the University of Tsukuba showed that coccolith disks made of calcium carbonate in Emiliania huxleyi, one of the promising biomass resources, potentially perform roles in reducing and enhancing the light that enters the cell by light scattering. Continue reading Potential of disk-shaped coccolith structures to promote efficient bioenergy production

Treatment for thyroid cancer developed from seaweed

A Chilean researcher is developing cutting edge technology to create a replacement therapy with seaweed in Chile, aimed at patients who have had thyroid cancer.

Dr. Andronico Neira-Carrillo, a research associate at the Advanced Chronic Continue reading Treatment for thyroid cancer developed from seaweed

Seafood company uses fish gurry, crab shell, and seaweed in fertilizer

Neptune’s Harvest Fertilizer’s parent company, Ocean Crest Seafoods, in Gloucester, Mass., inadvertently ended up in the organic fertilizer business. A wholesale fish and seafood company established in 1965, Ocean Crest had a need to dispose of the fish remains, gurry, created after processing. Gurry Continue reading Seafood company uses fish gurry, crab shell, and seaweed in fertilizer