Georgia Tech researchers start Algae Feed Project

Georgia Tech researchers start Algae Feed Project

A group of researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute want to use innovative agriculture to help some of the world’s poorest communities with food security. They are currently raising funds to work with Zanmi…

Algae 101: Part 77

Algae 101: Part 77

lgae can save our children’s brainpower. The Superfund Priority List of Hazardous Substances ranks arsenic number one because very tiny assimilation builds cumulative body stores that impose devastating health consequences. Arsenic is a stealth…

Algae as chemical raw materials

Algae as chemical raw materials

Chemists and biologists at Germany’s University of Konstanz have succeeded in transforming algae oil into high-quality chemical raw materials via isomerizing alkoxycarbonylation. This provides the foundation for the use…

Controlling contamination in open algae ponds

Controlling contamination in open algae ponds

Biofuels derived from the oils produced by algae may offer a low-cost sustainable alternative to fossil fuels. To achieve this goal, optimization of cost effective strategies for large-scale algae cultivation…

Algae discovery reveals origin of sexes

Algae discovery reveals origin of sexes

A recent discovery in the multicellular green alga, Volvox carteri,has revealed the origin of male and female sexes, showing how they evolved from a more primitive mating system in a unicellular relative…

Curing Johne’s disease with Bio-Algae Concentrates

Curing Johne’s disease with Bio-Algae Concentrates

Starting in the early 70s, agencies in the former USSR invested more than 20,000 person-years of research and development to produce Bio-Algae Concentrates (BAC) that held extraordinary nutritional properties…

Algae 101: Part 76

Algae 101: Part 76

Algae Industry Magazine is pleased to announce a new Algae 101 series by our popular blogger, Mark Edwards, Professor, Arizona State University. The Algae Solutions to Natural Poisons and Pesticides offers fascinating insights…