Phenometrics Environmental Photo Bioreactor™

Phenometrics Environmental Photo Bioreactor™

The computer controlled Environmental Photo BioReactor (ePBR™) from Phenometrics recreates the environmental conditions such as temperature, light intensity and CO2, enabling scientists to study algae…

Carbon Megadosing for Increased Lipids

Carbon Megadosing for Increased Lipids

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Upton, NY, have demonstrated that ramping up algae’s overall metabolism by feeding them more carbon increases…

On Developing an Algal-based Cure for Malaria

On Developing an Algal-based Cure for Malaria

Over the past ten years, work from our lab has identified mechanisms of chloroplast gene expression that have allowed for development of recombinant protein expression and metabolic engineering in the algal…

Algae 101: Part 44

Algae 101: Part 44

Algae’s dense nutrient set provides natural nutralence in foods. The prior Algae Industry Magazine, Algae 101 post noted that naturally nutralent foods are available today in the form of sea vegetables, microalgae powders and dried seaweed…

Algal Protein Linked to Vitamin B12

Algal Protein Linked to Vitamin B12

Studying algal cultures and seawater samples from the Southern Ocean off Antarctica, a team of researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the J. Craig Venter Institute have discovered a previously unknown protein…