Algae Business: Mixed-Cycle Production, the Growth Breakthrough

Algae Business: Mixed-Cycle Production, the Growth Breakthrough

A recent OriginOil study concluded that algae producers can make gasoline and diesel at their place of production for as little as $2.28/gallon, using a blend of algae and waste feedstocks. ($5.44/gallon using…

Finding the Common Ancestor to Plants and Algae

Finding the Common Ancestor to Plants and Algae

A University of Arkansas biologist has created a sketch of what the first common ancestor of plants and algae may have looked like. The image appears as part of a “Perspective” article in the Feb. 17 issue of Science…

Algae 101: Part 38

Algae 101: Part 38

Our human body consists of roughly 100 trillion cells organized biologically. Each cell must be supplied with the nutrients required to sustain life. Metabolism causes the body to consume some of its mineral elements and vitamins in order…

The Future of Algae, Pt. 5

The Future of Algae, Pt. 5

How will algae production be designed into future landscapes, buildings and communities? What will they look like and how will they work? Algae Competition invited algae enthusiasts, architects, designers, visionaries, builders, students…

Synthetic Genomics and IDNA to Develop Synthetic Gene Products

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI), and Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT), the world leader in production and supply of oligonucleotides, have jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement…

AIM Interview: Susan Kunz, BioVantage CEO

AIM Interview: Susan Kunz, BioVantage CEO

Susan M. Kunz, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioVantage, describes herself in part as a “startup addict,” this being her fourth company built from the ground up…