You might be surprised to hear that chlorella is not some distant relative of Cinderella.
In fact, it’s a type of algae which promotes detoxification and helps the liver deal with excess toxins – making it a great little number to knock back after Continue reading Why Chlorella is the Ultimate Hangover Cure
The idea behind Sapphire Energy was radical: Use synthetic biology, a promising new technology that lets scientists reengineer the genetics of living organisms, to take on the fossil-fuel industry—and do the whole thing with pond scum. Continue reading Boom and bust of ‘green crude’ leads to new venture: synbio food oils and more
We were in luck. It was new moon and the tide was at its lowest. The swell was also gentle that day, giving us plenty of time to explore the intertidal rock pools near Scarborough beach on the Cape Peninsula. Continue reading Stay calm: Kelp is on the way
Columbus — The Ohio House moved compromise legislation March 25 aimed at addressing toxic algae blooms on Lake Erie and elsewhere in the state.
The final version of SB 1 is the result of negotiations between the House and Senate, with the Republican leaders of Continue reading Ohio House, Senate Approve Compromise Bill Tackling Lake Erie Algae
Sixteen-year-old Sophia Sánchez-Maes is all about algae. The slimy green stuff is an attractive candidate for biofuel production, but Sánchez-Maes wondered why the biofuel startups near her hometown of Las Cruces, New Mexico, weren’t having more success. “I’d heard all these stats about how awesome Continue reading White House Science Fair Celebrates Student Research
All hail soy, king of the plant protein market—but for how long? While soy commands the number-two spot in protein overall, behind animal protein (two-thirds of the market), it is heading towards maturity. Oher plant alternatives are now eyeing the ladder, and Continue reading Plant Protein: Searching for the Next Soy
Kaohsiung police and prosecutors have seized large amounts of seaweed-based products found to have been soaked in industrial-grade ammonium aluminum sulfate and ammonium carbonate solutions.
Some 40 metric tons of the seaweed Continue reading Kaohsiung authorities seize illegally processed seaweed
As the quest for alternate sources of energy in the face of global warming due to fossil-fuel usage gains momentum, the focus has turned to macro algae (sea weeds) as a source of bio-fuel. A new study now demonstrates how macro algal bio mass from Gelidiella acerosa and Gracilaria dura collected from Adri Continue reading Value-addition in production of ethanol from macroalgae
Legislation winding its way out of the Statehouse Wednesday aimed at reducing toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie should encourage anyone concerned about water quality in bodies of water great and small.
Livestock producers, however, might find themselves even more at the mercy Continue reading Bill to cut algae may be paid by farmers
Polysaccharide agarose is easily released from the algal cell walls on boiling. Agar is mainly extracted from the algae which are known as agarophytes which belongs to the Rhodophyta (red algae) phylum. Continue reading New report explores the agar market – Global industry analysis and opportunity assessment 2015 – 2025