AIM’s 2013 Yearend Wrapup: Q-2

In April…Mark Edwards and Robert Henrikson won Best Science Book award for their collaboration on Peace Microfarms… Life Technologies Corporation, of Carlsbad, California, was acquired by Waltham…

AIM’s 2013 Yearend Wrapup: Q-1

In January…the DOE announced up to $10 million to support research projects aimed at boosting effective, energy-efficient, and low-cost algae harvest and processing technologies…the Australian…

Algae supports cholesterol balance in HEPI-sponsored tests

Bloomfield Hills, MI-based Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (HEPI), in conjunction with Wayne State University’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences…

Using algae to produce specialty oils

Using algae to produce specialty oils

A new University College of London (UCL) project is researching the idea that microalgae could provide more sustainable production of a wide range of useful oils – from omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to lubricants to next-generation biofuels…

Algae 101: Part 70

Algae 101: Part 70

A series of recent studies confirm and begin to quantify the previously reported correlation between adverse climate change and conflict. Hot temperatures increase aggression by directly increasing feelings of hostility and magnify aggressive thoughts. Heat activates…

From waste to algal biofuel at Cal Poly

From waste to algal biofuel at Cal Poly

Sourceable.net writes about the work Tryg Lundquist is doing at California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly), employing algae to treat human waste and then converting the biomass into energy…

Brown algae being engineered for food and bio-ethanol

Brown algae being engineered for food and bio-ethanol

European Biotechnology News reports that researchers, together with Norwegian and Chilean bioethanol producers, have developed advanced techniques to produce food and…