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China's algae crisis offers feedstock for U.S. plastics firm

[USA, China] Lake Taihu, the third largest freshwater body in China, once was pure and beautiful and one of my fondest childhood memories. But like many things in China, it has fallen victim of GDP-focused development and now is devastated by pollution. Continue reading China's algae crisis offers feedstock for U.S. plastics firm

VetiGel: Algae-Based Polymer Invented By Teenager Stops Bleeding In Seconds

[USA] Twenty-two-year-old Joe Landolina is one remarkable young man.

When Landolina was just 17, he created VetiGel, an algae-based polymer that stops a wound from bleeding. He is now the cofounder and CEO of the Continue reading VetiGel: Algae-Based Polymer Invented By Teenager Stops Bleeding In Seconds

Dr. Kelvin T. Okamoto Presented at 5th BioMarine International Business Convention

CARMEL, Ind., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/—Gen3Bio (the “Company”), a research and development company on the cutting edge of algae-based specialty chemicals and polymer development, today announced that Chairman and CEO Continue reading Dr. Kelvin T. Okamoto Presented at 5th BioMarine International Business Convention

Production of synthetic polymers from algae oil

Algae are rich in valuable substances and can be grown easily, which makes them promising candidates for the sustainable production of raw materials. The work done by Prof. Dr. Stefan Mecking at the University of Konstanz in cooperation with plant physiologist Prof. Continue reading Production of synthetic polymers from algae oil