Algae foods demonstrate reduced GHGs and water use

Scientists affiliated with the Marine Algal Industrialization Consortium have published a research article demonstrating the potential of using microalgae to significantly mitigate greenhouse gas emissions if used as a source of food. Leading the study was Michael J. Walsh, a research fellow in Bentley University’s Center…

Algae 101: Part 40

The production of 100 years of starship medicines without resupply represents a substantial challenge. Since the starship cannot depend on finding nutrients or medicines suitable for human life on the voyage, everything aboard the starship…

The Future of Algae, Pt. 1

Imagine our future living in cities where buildings are covered with photosynthetic membranes and vertical gardens, collecting the sun’s energy and producing food and bioproducts for urban citizens. Imagine greening desert coastlines and producing…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 7

Understanding the role of microscopic algae, the foundation of life, can help us develop restorative models of personal and planetary health. Algae are an essential part of Earth’s self-regulating life support system. Innovative schemes and dreams…