[EU] European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti aboard the International Space Station talks about Spirulina algae with scientists of the ‘Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative’ program (MELiSSA). Continue reading Using Spirulina to produce oxygen and food in space
[USA] Hey, beachgoers: Have you ever ventured into the ocean on a steaming hot day, eager to splash around in the cold waves, and found yourself entirely surrounded by a bunch of translucent gooey blobs? Have no fear – you’re Continue reading These carbon-hungry blobs could help fix our oceans
[UK] If this doesn’t get the party started, we don’t know what will.
It’s National Tequila Day, which is great, because everyone knows tequila is the finest spirit on the planet. Continue reading Persian lime and nori seaweed margarita is probably the best way to celebrate National Tequila Day
[USA] Greenhouse gas emissions have proven a tough issue to address, because stopping or even slowing down the release of pollutants into the air often involves retrofitting our power plants with technology that cost lots of money. Continue reading Maryland Startup Gobbles Greenhouse Gases With Algae
[UK] We can finally gorge on ice cream to our hearts content, thanks to a company who have launched a creamy treat with less calories than an apple.
Brothers Charlie and Harry Thuillier have invented the heavenly superfood ice Continue reading This superfood ice cream has fewer calories than an apple
[Global] While the green stuff floating around in a lake might fall pretty low on the list of ingredients you want on your dinner plate, algae deserves a second glance. Certain types of algae (think seaweed) could be an alternative source of protein, and pack quite a nutritional punch by providing a number of vitamins and minerals like iron and vitamin A. Continue reading 10 Ways to Eat Algae (That Aren't Weird At All)