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Cellana, Galil Algae Deal to Further Algae Nutraceuticals Research?

A new deal between Cellana, a California-based maker of algae-based products, and Israel’s Galil Algae Cooperative Agriculture Society Limited could have interesting implications for biodiesel (possibly a negative implication here) and for nutraceuticals (really positive here). This Cellana news release says the partnership looks to combine the industrial qualities of Cellana’s ReNew™ Algae – high-value […]

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Heliae Partners with Japanese Co Sincere for Astaxanthin Production in Japan

Now, this is getting interesting. We all know that many sensible algae companies are moving into non-fuel markets while they keep trying their best on algae fuels, albeit clearly knowing it could take a long time before algae to fuels become a commercial reality. The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin […]

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Spirulina – Facts & Factoids from

Found some  interesting factoids about Spirulina and its use as a protein source  from . Some of the facts and factoids from the website has been highlighted below: An excellent summary study of Spirulina was done in 2002. The authors summarized the many potential benefits of Spirulina: “Spirulina has been exper- imentally proven, in vivo and […]

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[ More ] May 27th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Non fuel products |

ABO Reframes Climate Change Buzz to Support Algae Biofuels Development

In Washington, the Algae Biomass Association (ABO) is attempting to reframe the recent conversation surrounding climate change as a platform to support algae biofuel development. The organization r eleased a statement which detailed the two benefits of algae technologies: Algae derived products will empower consumers to live the comfortable lifestyles of advanced economies, without the […]

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[ More ] May 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae biodiesel USA |

Eating Spirulina as a Dietary Supplement Can Prevent Breast Cancer

Spirulina, a blue green algae with various phytoantioxidants and anticancerous properties is considered a highly healthiful food. A study published in the Amercian School of Pathology claims that consuming Spirulina, as a dietary supplement could prevent breast cancer. One way Spirulina prevents breast cancer is to induce apoptisis by supplementing 48 hours of Spirulina. The […]

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[ More ] May 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Non fuel products |

Algal strains that are Rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids – DHA and EPA

Microalgae can supply omega-3 fatty acids at high concentrations. Species of Crypthecodinium, Thraustochytrium, Ulkenia and Schizochytrium are rich in omega-3 fatty acid DHA, while species of Phaeodactylum, Chlorella, Monodus, and Nannochloropsis are rich in EPA. Crypthecodinium cohnii is a heterotrophic algal species that is currently used to produce the DHA used in many infant formulas. […]

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[ More ] May 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae DHA, Algae Non fuel products |

Super Strain Chlorella’s Key Applications from

This article adapted from provides highlights on the various uses of Chlorella.  Chlorella strains are being used for a variety of applications in varied industries. Some of the key uses of Chlorella are  discussed in this article.  Chlorella strains are being used for a variety of applications in biotechnology. Due to their very high protein contents, […]

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[ More ] May 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Non fuel products |

Market Scope of Astaxanthin

The  demand for natural astaxanthin is now emerging in the multi-billion dollar nutraceutical market. The global astaxanthin market is estimated at about $257 million, most of which is used in fish coloration (2009 data; estimates by BCC Research for astaxanthin market size are however lower). The human uses market is growing and estimated at about $27-$40 million. Most […]

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[ More ] May 20th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Non fuel products | – A Useful Resource for Information Pertaining to Spirulina

I found this resource  – and thought it would be useful for readers to get more insights on this super food. Some excerpts from the website has been provided here. History of Spirulina –  Historical records report the harvesting and selling of cakes made from spirulina  were first harvested from Lake Texcoco in Mexico. Today, […]

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[ More ] May 20th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Algae DHA- Formation, Health Benefits and Difference from Fish DHA

It is a well known fact that DHA omega-3 has positive health benefits for everyone from pregnant or nursing mothers and infants, to healthy adults and the elderly. DHA is essential for the proper development and function of brain and eye development throughout life and for maintaining optimal function of the nerve cells in the brain and […]

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[ More ] May 19th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae DHA, Algae Non fuel products |

Characterizing Photosynthesis to Help Biodiesel Production

A type of single-cell green algae called Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is a leading subject for photosynthesis research. Despite its importance in the research world, few tools are available for characterizing the functions of its genes. Researchers in California have found a faster way to figure out more of the secrets of photosynthesis, and that could lead […]

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German study opens up new avenues in biohydrogen research

Understanding the catalytic mechanism of hydrogenase might help scientists design clean biological energy sources, such as algae, that produce hydrogen. Scientists at the TU Berlin succeeded in explaining the function of a molecular switch in biomolecules. The research was carried out with the Free University Berlin, the Charite and the Humboldt University of Berlin. The findings […]

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Algaetecture: Algae Urban Canopy For Milan Expo 2015

Algae Urba Canopy, as part of the Future Food District project, is being developed by Carlo Ratti Associati at the central crossroads of the Milan EXPO site. The pavilions’ façades and canopy utilize new systems of micro-algae, designed by Cesare Griffa and ecoLogicStudio. Two prototypes – full scale models of the façade and canopy – are being […]

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Arizona State to Offer Algae-to-Biodiesel Showcase

Algae has a great future as a feedstock for biodiesel, as well as cleaning up wastewaters. Arizona State University will be offering a showcase on how to do both at its Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI), May 1-2. Students from Arizona universities will demonstrate their projects to the public at the Innovation Showcase May […]

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[ More ] April 27th, 2014 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Events |

Beautiful photos of microscopic algae

No, you aren’t looking at images through a kaleidoscope. These mandala-like images show algae at the cellular level in a rare blend of art and science. Collected by The California Academy of Sciences, these are the most common type of phytoplankton, called diatoms. They are among the smallest organisms on Earth, representing up to two million […]

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[ More ] April 13th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae |

Enthusiastic entrepreneur places big bet on algae

Paul Woods has done the math, and the magic number is $1.27. The entrepreneur behind Algenol has calculated it’ll cost that much to produce a gallon of algae fuel using his technology. It’s a cost that will allow Algenol to compete in a marketplace dominated by petroleum. And it’s the number that’ll make recycling industrial […]

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[ More ] April 11th, 2014 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae, Algae Oils, Algae-Biodiesel |

Confirming Potential for Commercial Algae Cultivation, Aurora Algae Expands Operation in South Texas

Following six months of testing and evaluation, Aurora Algae has confirmed the potential for commercial-scale algae cultivation in South Texas, and is expanding its test facility, beginning with four, one-acre cultivation ponds and a harvesting system. Aurora Algae operated a demonstration-scale algae cultivation facility in Karratha, Western Australia, for over two-and-a-half years, successfully demonstrating production […]

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Global Algae Biofuel Technologies Market Report- 2014-2018

Governments in various countries including the US, Italy, China, Germany, and India have been funding biofuel projects, and have introduced incentives and subsidies to vendors that produce biofuels. For instance, the US has announced a stimulus package of US$100 billion to develop clean, alternative, and renewable technologies. The US Government has also introduced its Renewable Fuels Reinvestment Act, which proposes an extension […]

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Top Algae DHA Innovator Sells 100% Algae Oil to Pharmas at Lower Price, Higher Quality

Source-Omega announced today it has opened several new pharmaceutical sales accounts this year with their true 50 percent DHA algae oil. The key to their success is expertise in the lipid biochemistry of algae oil, which has helped train the oil to create new trade positions. A new algae oil supply was launched two years […]

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Ecover adopting algae-based laundry liquid to cut palm oil use

People will soon be able to wash their clothes using a cleaning product derived from algae, a more sustainable source than the palm oil that is currently used in most detergents. Ecover, the green cleaning company, will launch the algae-based laundry liquid in Europe later in 2014, as part of its pledge to ultimately replace […]

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Canadian Companies Shaping the Future of Cleantech – Pond Biofuels – A Case Study

Pond Biofuels can trace its beginnings to President Jimmy Carter and the oil crisis of the 1970s. In the face of oil shortages, Carter launched an ambitious initiative to find alternative fuel sources. While most of the money was earmarked for more orthodox renewable energy programs like solar and wind, the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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[ More ] April 1st, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae biodiesel USA, Canada |

Algae Biomass Organization’s 2014 Algae Industry Survey Shows Optimism, Continued Job Creation and Increased Commercialization

A new survey of the algae industry conducted by the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) broadly shows an industry that is growing, from increased production of biomass and oils, to increased hiring, to a wider variety of end products. The survey was conducted in March 2014 and includes more than 280 responses from companies and individuals involved in […]

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[ More ] March 30th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae oil production, Algae-Energy |

Researchers asked to give up efforts to develop biodiesel – Indian Researcher’s Perspective

In India 60% of our edible oil requirements are met by imports. There is a lot of talk about researching algae for fuel, but it is much more valuable to convert algae into a value added product. Professor MM Sharma, senior researcher of the  Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), India highlighted the fact that […]

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Biofuel Trade Organizations Ask for Extension of Advanced Biofuel Tax Incentives

A group of biofuel trade organizations including the Algae Biomass Organisation (ABO) have sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) encouraging extension of critical advanced biofuel tax incentives — the Second Generation Biofuel Producer Tax Credit, the Special Depreciation Allowance for Second Generation Biofuel Plant […]

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[ More ] March 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Fuels Mandate, Biofuel |

Nanoparticles can Boost Solar Energy Capture of Algae

Technological advances such as using nanoparticles to boost solar energy capture by plants will take our technology to a new level of applications, such as increasing crop yields or algae biofuel production. Nanoparticles could increase the amount of solar energy captured by plants by as much as 30%. That is the conclusion of researchers at […]

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[ More ] March 24th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Research |

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