Algae Biofuel Prospects Market – GCC Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2014 – 2020 : Future Market Insights

[UK] Algae biofuel is an alternative fossil fuel that uses algae to generate Biodiesel, Biobutanol, Bio gasoline, methane, ethanol, hydrogen Continue reading Algae Biofuel Prospects Market – GCC Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2014 – 2020 : Future Market Insights

Algae and Jellyfishes attack on nuclear power plants could increase

Nuclear power plants increasingly face a new enemy: the humble jellyfish.

These aquatic animals—and algae and other plants—get caught in and block the cooling water intake pipes of nuclear power plants, preventing nuclear Continue reading Algae and Jellyfishes attack on nuclear power plants could increase

DOE BETO awards $10M to 7 advanced biofuels projects

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has selected seven projects to receive up to $10 million to support innovative technologies and solutions to help advance the development of advanced biofuels, including bugaboo and drop-in hydrocarbons.

The Bioenergy Technologies Office is Continue reading DOE BETO awards $10M to 7 advanced biofuels projects

Solar-powered slug absorbs algae DNA, reveals possibilities for gene therapy

Those with color blindness, sickle cell anemia or Down syndrome must live their entire lives with their affliction encoded in their genes. But that fate may change, thanks to a green slug in Massachusetts shaped like a leaf. Continue reading Solar-powered slug absorbs algae DNA, reveals possibilities for gene therapy

Ex-NBA Pro Turns Focus to Medical Devices, Algae Supplements

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — In an effort to build a career off the court, Jonathan Bender, a former center and power forward who played 8 seasons in the National Basketball Association, has become a medical device inventor.

“I wanted to build something that was my own” outside of the game of basketball, said Bender, who developed the JB Intensive Continue reading Ex-NBA Pro Turns Focus to Medical Devices, Algae Supplements

UGA researchers to use crowdsourcing to track harmful algal blooms in Georgia’s lakes

Athens, GA. – In August 2014, dangerous levels of a toxin produced by harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie compromised the water supply in Toledo, Ohio, as well as many other smaller cities and towns. The bloom, spawned by large concentrations of cyanobacteria that occur naturally in all Continue reading UGA researchers to use crowdsourcing to track harmful algal blooms in Georgia’s lakes

Medtech meets cleantech: Malaria vaccine candidate produced from algae

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine used algae as a mini-factory to produce a malaria parasite protein. The algae-produced protein, paired with an immune-boosting cocktail suitable for use in humans, generated antibodies in Continue reading Medtech meets cleantech: Malaria vaccine candidate produced from algae