Green Energy Research

Green Energy Research

In Bozeman Montana, scientists at Montana State University are performing algae biofuel research in cooperation with the University of Toledo, as well as the University of North Carolina, in a 3-year, $3 million project funded by the US Department of Energy…

Ana Feeds Our World, Part 15

Ana Feeds Our World, Part 15

Carbon pollution can be found in abundance in all the wrong places. Agriculture discharges carbon plumes, as do power plants that also release black smoke carbon particulates that pollute cities. Industry currently recycles metals, plastics and paper. The next logical step, recycling carbon, makes sense using…

Extremophile algae may take genes from bacteria

Extremophile algae may take genes from bacteria

Algae found in thermal springs and other extreme environments have heated up a long-standing debate: Do eukaryotes — organisms with a cell nucleus — sometimes get an evolutionary boost in the form of genes transferred from bacteria? The genomes of some red algae, single-celled eukaryotes, suggest…

Sealantis Sells for $25 Million

Sealantis Sells for $25 Million

Sealantis, which was established in Israel on the basis of technology developed at the Technion Institute, has been sold for US$25 million and royalties from future sales to Advanced Medical Solutions Group from England. Sealantis develops medical adhesives based on technology from the Technion, which mimics…

Ana Feeds Our World, Part 14

Ana Feeds Our World, Part 14

A recent study estimated the cost of mitigating fertilizer pollution in the Mississippi River at $2.7 billion a year. The use of algae bioremediation in algae biosystems, could reduce that annual cost by a factor of at least 10. A wastewater bioremediation system uses algae raceways to allow algae to biosorb…

India’s Cyanofarm

India’s Cyanofarm

Cyanofarm is a socio-scientific interventional research endeavor designed to mitigate problems arising out of malnutrition & simultaneously ascertaining Indian farmer’s sustainability by providing them with an alternative source of income generation. The research project has several objectives: Understanding…