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Students from Reed College explains Dinoflagellates’ bioluminescent behaviour

Bioluminescence is a phenomenon in which an organism produces and emits light. This ability can be seen in wide range of disparate organisms, the most common example being the firefly. Our focus is on the bioluminescent behavior of dinoflagellates. Dinoflagellates are sometimes called  “Pyrrohophyta,” meaning ‘fire plants’ because of some species’ ability to chemically produce Continue reading Students from Reed College explains Dinoflagellates’ bioluminescent behaviour

Solazyme Becomes More Disciplined In Its Use Of Cash

Active cash management remains the name of the game for the algae-based specialty products and renewable oils company, Solazyme (NASDAQ:SZYM). Announced during the Q3 2014 earnings conference call, the company plans to reduce its cash outlays for 2015 in light of the slower-than-expected ramp at its Continue reading Solazyme Becomes More Disciplined In Its Use Of Cash

New Active Ingredient Patent Means Mixotrophic Process Validated

LIBOURNE, FRANCE–(Marketwired – Sep 10, 2014) –  Fermentalg (EURONEXT PARIS: FALG), an industrial biotechnology company that specializes in the production of oils and proteins from microalgae, has announced that it has been awarded a Continue reading New Active Ingredient Patent Means Mixotrophic Process Validated