[UK] When you’re a coral hanging out in the shallows, too much sunlight is a bad thing. Ultraviolet radiation can mess up the algae Continue reading Corals found deep in the ocean produce their own light to survive
[Canada] AlgaeCal has been featured on PBS, Fox News and the Dr. Oz show, with roots in Vancouver, BC. AlgaeCal is founded on a Continue reading The algae superfood battling osteoporosis
[Germany] A German state court has ruled an algae-sourced calcium has no place in an organic soy drink – the manufacturer has appealed the verdict.
[Spain] Coccolithophores are microscopic seaweed abundant in the oceans that typically produce small structures of calcium carbonate, known as coccoliths. Continue reading Calcium buildup in algae displayed with synchrotron light
[USA] A new longitudinal study published in Journal of the American College of Nutrition suggests that AlgaeCal, a vitamin-enhanced, algae-based calcium supplement, improves bone mineral density (BMD) Continue reading Algae-based Calcium enhances bone mineral density, longitudinal trial suggests
[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
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
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
Patients who suffer from severe heart attacks may find their source of future heart protection in lakes and ponds, new research suggests.
Clinical researchers at Stony Brook Continue reading Could algae help repair damage after heart attack?
Canadian lakes are suffering serious damage from a takeover by a jelly-like organism. The cause is a shortage of an element that is often a blight in the water supply: Calcium.
Too much calcium and other dissolved Continue reading Plankton That Turns Water Into Jelly Pollutes Canadian Lakes