[USA] An experiment created by a non-traditional student at Des Moines Area Community College is headed to space this week, Continue reading Iowa DMACC algae experiment aboard NASA/SpaceX launch
[Germany] Just like land plants, algae use sunlight as an energy source. Many green algae actively move in the water; they can Continue reading The algae’s third eye
[France] A French biopharma company has announced their plans to carry out human trials of a new treatment that would insert genes Continue reading Medical breakthrough could help the blind see using genes from algae
[USA] Valensa International (Eustis, FL) announced that it has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Continue reading Valensa awarded U.S. patent for eye-health formula
[USA] In a coup for Wayne State University’s reputation as a research center, a small eye-care company that uses green algae Continue reading WSU research leads to algae treatment for blindness
[Japan] Behind all that chlorophyll, chlorella (Chlorella vulgaris) is a rich source of lutein, a healthful carotenoid that can color plants yellow. Continue reading Chlorella found to be effective lutein source
[USA] Surgeons may soon cure blindness by hijacking your nerves.
As MIT Technology Review reports, doctors at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest will inject a virus packed with DNA from light-sensitive algae Continue reading Scientists may have found a solution to blindness in the most unlikely place: Algae