[Global] When green cleaning company Ecover announced the launch of a new laundry liquid containing an oil made from algae, as Continue reading From algae to yeast: the quest to find an alternative to palm oil
[Mexico] The fast growth of the aquaculture industry has increased demand for feed and ingredients. Because of its high nutritional Continue reading Could microbial-derived nutrients play a key role in aquaculture development?
[Global] What are the pros and cons of feed protein derived from insects, from yeast, from duckweed or from seaweed and microalgae Continue reading Insects, algae, yeasts: Forum set to assess the pluses and minuses of new proteins
[Brazil] A group of researchers at the Federal University of Parana in Brazil examined the use of yeast-based glucomannan with or Continue reading Algae-based antioxidant may support broilers through mycotoxins, heat stress
[Canada] For over 140 years it was believed that lichen was the result of symbiosis between algae and a single fungus. Continue reading A third partner found in lichen symbiosis
[Global] In the future, you might skip the pharmacy and instead brew your pills with your morning coffee. All it takes is some genetically engineered algae. Continue reading This gadget lets you brew your own drugs in your kitchen
[USA] What if the key components in your perfume could be grown in a lab rather than being found in a rare oasis in Australia? Continue reading Bio-engineered products hitting store shelves near you
[USA] When did you first hear the phrase “synthetic biology”? Was it many years ago, or did it just happen when you clicked on this blog? Continue reading An introduction to start-ups in synthetic biology
[USA] NASA recently sponsored new research into turning human waste into useful things, like food and plastic. And it might be used on long-term spaceflight someday. Continue reading Turning Astronaut Pee Into Plastic
[USA] US space agency NASA wants to turn human waste into food so that astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars.
Researchers at Clemson University in Continue reading NASA wants to recycle human excreta into food