2010—The Year in Algae

2010—The Year in Algae

When we considered running a look at the year’s highlights in the algae world, we decided to go right to the experts and see what was on their minds over this past year. It’s pretty easy to do this in the Internet Age…

Algae Producer Martek to be Acquired by DSM

Algae Producer Martek to be Acquired by DSM

Royal DSM N.V., the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, and Martek Biosciences Corporation have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which DSM…

Fisher Speaks to BioCentric Situation

The buzz from the recent BioCentric Energy meltdown, which is quickly making the rounds on internet investment sites, has been kicked up another notch as Dennis Fisher, BioCentric founder, gave his…

Synthetic Life Needs More Oversight, Commission Says

In a story published by Bloomberg this week, David Olmos reports that the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues has issued a recommendation that biofuels, vaccines and products…

A.I.M. Interview: Scripps’ Dr. Greg Mitchell

A.I.M. Interview: Scripps’ Dr. Greg Mitchell

Dr. B. Greg Mitchell is a research biologist and senior lecturer at the University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. An avid surfer, Greg credits the gnarly waves of…

Abundance Food

Abundance Food

Industrial agriculture produces fossil foods that break the nutrient cycle and force farmers to apply a new set of chemical fertilizers each year. The break wastes roughly half of the expensive fossil nutrients applied…

Thawer Ashcroft Crowne Alliance with Algepower

Thawer Ashcroft Crowne Alliance with Algepower

Thawer Ashcroft Crowne & Co. recently announced a financial backing agreement with Algepower, Inc. in the form of offering investment collateral to the backend structure of Algepower’s business plan…

ABO Publishes Descriptive Language Guidelines for Algae Industry

In an effort intended to remove confusion and increase cohesion among experts evaluating algae technology, the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) has released its “Algal Industry Minimum Descriptive…