Merrick Signs with Genifuel for Reliance Industries Hydrothermal Processing Pilot System

Merrick & Company has signed with Genifuel Corporation to provide the design and commissioning of the hydrothermal processing pilot system for Reliance Industries. The system will Continue reading Merrick Signs with Genifuel for Reliance Industries Hydrothermal Processing Pilot System

Limpet teeth, the world’s new strongest natural material, for scraping off algae, keeping them from washing away

If you’ve ever been to the ocean, you’ve seen limpets: conical shells that seem glued to rocks and piers, almost impossible to pry loose. This is because they have a strong, muscular foot that can adhere to irregularities in the rock’s surface. Combined with an adhesive Continue reading Limpet teeth, the world’s new strongest natural material, for scraping off algae, keeping them from washing away

Aquaculture America blog: Algae production remains too expensive for aquaculture feed use

Although algae production costs have been coming down, it still remains too expensive for widespread use a feed ingredient for the aquaculture industry, said David Hazlebeck, CEO of Global Algae Innovations.

Algae production costs are currently 10 Continue reading Aquaculture America blog: Algae production remains too expensive for aquaculture feed use

Research indicating Caribbean corals may be better equipped to tolerate climate change

[Australia] Corals may be better equipped to tolerate climate change than previously believed, according to research led by Griffith Continue reading Research indicating Caribbean corals may be better equipped to tolerate climate change

University professor researches water quality of University Lake

For hydrology professor Jun Xu of Louisiana State University, the issues plaguing University Lake — like shallow depth, pollutant accumulation and excess sediment and nutrients — could be water under the gate.

Xu and his graduate students study the quality of several major Louisiana bodies of water, including University Lake, the Continue reading University professor researches water quality of University Lake

Nutrition Notes: How to get more sea greens in

Algae is not the loveliest-looking foodstuff on earth, but this funky-looking pond scum is beneficial for our health and wellbeing.

Edible seaweed has been used for centuries in Asia in the form of nori that wraps sushi rolls, and wakame, added to miso soup. Seaweed can also be found closer to home in Welsh laverbread, or dulse in Ireland, and The Cornish Seaweed Continue reading Nutrition Notes: How to get more sea greens in