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Contest pursues solution to algae, and the prizes are dollars, in millions

[USA] Calling all entrepreneurs: If you have what it takes to stop the world’s growing algae menace, you could win $10 million.

The unusual bounty is being offered by the Everglades Foundation of Palmetto Bay, Fla., near Miami. Continue reading Contest pursues solution to algae, and the prizes are dollars, in millions

High demand for Spirulina in North America natural food colours market

[Canada, USA] The North America natural food colours market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% during the forecast period 2014-2020, and reach a valuation of US$ 441.4 Mn by 2020, according to a research report, Continue reading High demand for Spirulina in North America natural food colours market

Ethylene Production Via Sunlight Opens Door to Future

[USA] Here’s the future of ethylene production as Dr. Jianping Yu sees it.

“We envision some farms in the field that cover many acres. We will have cyanobacteria harvesting sunlight and CO2 and then produce ethylene or ethylene derivatives,” said Yu, a research scientist in the Photobiology Group at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Continue reading Ethylene Production Via Sunlight Opens Door to Future