[Global] Today, let us find out why crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, and some other crustaceans turn red/orange when cooked. Continue reading Why do crustaceans turn red when cooked?
[Denmark] Algae has been repeatedly touted as the great new super crop. Some see abundant promise in the idea of growing and making food, medicines, vitamin supplements, Continue reading The future of food coloring may be very slimy
[Denmark] High-value compounds such as oils, colorants, and polysaccharides can be produced by microalgae. Microalgae grow fast, easily, and under safe conditions, and in addition new tools are being developed to improve their use as microbial cell factories. Continue reading Microalgae: cell factories of the future
[USA] Plankton — tiny organisms drifting in the sea — often are too small to see without a microscope. But with the help of some math and a very powerful imaging device, Continue reading Scientists identify plankton using images captured from space
[Denmark] The world is challenged by environmental crises due to climate change. Our world’s growing population is Continue reading Algae project in Denmark converts CO2 into protein
[Germany] Rasa Weber on the unexpected role of algae for our future at TEDxHamburg (www.tedxhamburg.de). Continue reading The unexpected role of algae for our future | Rasa Weber | TEDxHamburg
[UK] EnAlgae has announced that colleagues from Cambridge University, in the UK, are nearing completion on their new Algal Innovation Centre, with construction on the project expected to be complete sometime in October 2015. Continue reading EnAlgae nearing completion of Algal Innovation Centre
[USA] If you want to night surf in glowing blue waves or dance on sand that “lights up” with bioluminescence on Virginia Beach, Va., you might want to hurry.
Friday night surfers and hundreds of Continue reading Virginia Beach bioluminescence: What's lighting up the water?
[EU] Astronomers have found pigments in plants reflect light in distinctive ways. By looking for these distinct fingerprints in light from stars it may reveal planets that have organisms on their surface capable of Continue reading Will we soon spot Little Green PLANTS in space? Light from our closest star Alpha Centauri could reveal signs of alien life on its planets
[USA] It is known that the Egyptians coloured candy, and wine was coloured as long ago as 400 BC. Not only that, the developing food industry had to its disposal a vast array of synthetic colours in the late 1800s. This led to Continue reading Colouring our foods in the current millennium