New Research Clarifies Algae’s Early Predatory Development

Scientists at Dalhousie University in Canada and the University of Melbourne have published a study in the journal Nature saying that hundreds of millions of years ago microscopic animals captured algae…

USU Study Shows Algae Beats Soybean for Biodiesel

Green Car Congress reports that biodiesel derived from microalgae, yeast, and bacteria can effectively outperform both petroleum diesel and biodiesel produced from plant oils…

UCSD Proves Marine Algae OK for Biofuels – ABO Applauds Study

UCSD Proves Marine Algae OK for Biofuels – ABO Applauds Study

Biologists at UC San Diego have demonstrated for the first time that marine algae can be just as capable as fresh water algae in producing biofuels. The scientists genetically engineered marine algae to produce five…

AIM Interview: Incitor’s Jacob Berman and Troy Lapsys

AIM Interview: Incitor’s Jacob Berman and Troy Lapsys

There is a new process that algae producers can use in the conversion stage to help increase their capacity and add to the bottom line, says Incitor’s VP of Business Development Jacob Berman…

Algae and National Security: Part 2

Algae and National Security: Part 2

Imagine a new food supply free of freshwater consumption. Water independence for food production would save water and avoid war. A Green Algae Strategy for growing algae-based foods in non-potable…

U. of M. Develops One-Minute Oil Change

U. of M. Develops One-Minute Oil Change

University of Michigan engineering researchers have demonstrated that they can “pressure-cook” algae for as little as a minute and transform 65 percent of the biomass into biocrude…