CO2-consuming algae in the new Era of Regulation

CO2-consuming algae in the new Era of Regulation

Today’s announcement (June 25, 2013) by the Obama Administration on regulations to reduce the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions presents significant partnership opportunities for the U.S. algae…

A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis

A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis

A research team at Chalmers University of Technology, in Gothenburg,
Sweden, has made a nanotechnological breakthrough in the first step required for artificial photosynthesis. The team has…

Solazyme and Roquette dissolving joint venture

Solazyme, Inc. and Roquette Frères, S.A. have announced their intentions to dissolve their joint venture, Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, LLC, in accordance with their Joint Venture and Operating Agreement…

Muradel’s first “green crude” unveiled

Kayleigh Bruce writes in the Whyalla News (Australia) that Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray was in Whyalla, South Australia, last week to unveil the first “green crude” produced by Muradel Pty Ltd from…

Algae Medical Solutions: Part 5

Algae Medical Solutions: Part 5

The Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) reported that one out of three American children born after the year 2000 will contract diabetes – predominantly due to a poor diet of nutrient-deficient calories. Over 40% of women are likely to contract diabetes….

Ehux “Tree of Life” alga sequenced

Ehux “Tree of Life” alga sequenced

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) have announced completion of sequencing the Emiliania huxleyi (Ehux) genome, allowing them to compare the sequences of this bottom of the food chain alga…

Biomedical benefits of macroalgae study in Chile

Analia Murias reports in Chile’s fis.com that researchers at the University of Santiago de Chile (USACH) are studying three species of macroalgae: Mazzaella laminarioides, Sarcothalia crispata and Ahnfeltia plicata…

Algae Medical Solutions: Part 4

Algae Medical Solutions: Part 4

An energy imbalance causes children and adults to be overweight. The body needs a certain amount of energy, which comes from the caloric energy in food to sustain basic life functions. Body weight tends to remain the same when the number of…