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Scientists Promote New Method of Algal Hydrogen Production

Changing the way the nation generates and consumes energy is at the heart of a new NSF grant awarded to Arizona State University and Kevin Redding, professor in the School of Molecular Sciences and director of the Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis (CB&P). The goal of Redding and his research group is to obtain industrial […]

IIT Roorkee Creates ‘low-cost’ Fuel from Algae

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee have come up with a new method for production of biodiesel from microalgae, which they claim is low-cost and more effective. Elaborating on the research, professor BR Gurjar, head of centre for transportation systems of the institute said, “Microalgae are considered to be one of the […]

Queensland algae could be used to tackle obesity

Queensland-grown algae is being touted as the next superfood to fight cardiovascular disease, cut obesity and tackle inflammatory disease. Researchers from the University of Southern Queensland and James Cook University are working with MBD Energy to create an algae industry in regional Queensland. Source

Maine University Getting More Than $1M for Seaweed-To-Energy

A Maine university is receiving more than $1.3 million in federal money to develop methods for the U.S. to become a leader at utilizing seaweed for uses such as energy. The U.S. Department of Energy is giving the money to the University of New England over three years. The award is part of a program called Macroalgae […]

The pond scum that could fuel jet planes

Scientists from University of Tokyo are researching to use euglena, a type of microalgae found in fresh and salty water for food, fuel and pharmaceuticals. Euglena, during photosynthesis, produce certain oils or lipids that can be used as nutritional supplements and also as a potent biofuel. The oil from euglena is chemically similar to kerosene but […]

UNE lands $1.3M grant to develop new technologies for seaweed production

The United States Department of Energy awarded the University of New England a three-year, nationally competitive research grant for $1.32 million to develop technologies that will enable the United States to become a leading producer of seaweed. UNE’s award is part of a new program called Mariner, which stands for “Macroalgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy […]

[ More ] October 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Research, Seaweed, University Research |

Seaweed farming research gets federal funding boost

Research on improving the growth, harvest and transport of farmed sugar kelp at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is getting a financial boost with a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Leading the research project will be Michael Stekoll, a biochemist with a joint appointment at the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean […]

[ More ] October 11th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Research, Seaweed, University Research |

Renewable, Algae-based Footwear Developed

Scientists at University of California have developed algae-based, renewable flip-flops that could be an environment friendly alternative to petroleum-based slippers – the go-to footwear in countries like India and China. The flip-flops, shoe soles and other polyurethane products scientists make from living algae oil are “sustainable” because the carbon to construct them was pulled from […]

Bioreactors on a Chip Renew Promises for Algal Biofuels

Researchers from the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) and Texas A&M University have found an exciting new technology that may revolutionize the search for the perfect algal strain: algal droplet bioreactors on a chip. A single algal cell is captured in a tiny droplet of water encapsulated by oil and millions of algal droplets squeeze onto a chip about […]

MSU research to use algae to capture emissions from power plants

A research team from Michigan State University (MSU) has found a way to use algae-based technologies to capture emissions from power plants and turn them into valuable products. The research project which is supported by US Department of Energy’s $1m grant, includes faculties from the university’s Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering department and Chemistry department in […]

University of Toledo begins research on producing fuel from algae

The United States Department of Energy has tasked the University of Toledo (UT) with finding a faster, cleaner process to produce fuel. UT was awarded nearly $2.4 million in federal grants to develop a way to turn algae into fuel without adding carbon dioxide. More

[ More ] September 21st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research, Research, University Research |

Microalgae Separation Takes Shape

Researchers from UCLA and the University of Tokyo have demonstrated a new capability to sort microalgae cells by their shape, creating a baseline of uniform cells for a large range of research, industrial and clinical applications. While traditional separation methods are based on porous filters or sedimentation in which cells settle due to gravity, this […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Research, University Research |

Nutrient-rich Microalgae set to become cheaper

A green microalgae rich in protein, iron, vitamins and antioxidants is set to become more affordable thanks to a French start-up team. Shown to be effective in fighting malnutrition and preventing cardiovascular disease, spirulina usage has been limited due to its high production cost. However, the Spiris start-up from Université Paris-Saclay claimed to have developed […]

NATO-funded Serbian Researchers Develop Biofuel from Algae

Serbian scientists are leading a research project to develop the commercial production of biofuel from algae. The pioneering project is supported by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme and is carried out by Belgrade’s Institute for Multidisciplinary Research in cooperation with Manchester University in the United Kingdom and Baylor University in the […]

New Bioreactor to Speed Production of Microalgae for Feed, Fuel Uses

Researchers from Washington State University and National University of Colombia have developed a faster way to generate microalgae on a biofilm with potential applications for feed. The aim of the project is to develop mixotrophic algal biofilm reactor incorporating glycerol and urea as sources for carbon and nitrogen, establish biomass and lipid production, estimate fatty acid […]

Researchers Create Superalgae to Protect World’s Corals from Bleaching

Researchers at the University of New South Wales, Australia, have identified genes in algae that could allow them to make genetically engineered, heat tolerant algae that can withstand higher temperatures and continue their symbiotic relationships with corals. These microalgae, called Symbiodinium, or zooxanthellae, are a genus of primary producers found in corals that are essential […]

[ More ] July 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Research, University Research |

Cross-border Collaboration on Microalgal Research

Spain and Portugal have collaborated to optimize the production and exploitation of microalgae across various sectors including aquaculture. The ALGARED+ project will be implemented by a consortium comprised of nine institutions with interests in the areas of aquaculture and biomedicine in the Algarve region in Portugal and Andalusia in Spain. The two year project, which […]

[ More ] July 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Alliances, Research, University Research |

IIT Researchers Develop Algae Biodiesel Production Catalyst Using Rajasthan Sand

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology have created a catalyst for biofuel production from algae using sand from Rajasthan, nickel and cobalt that cuts the price of production to half of that of fossil fuel. Many catalysts use expensive rare materials such as Rhodium that push up the price of production. The researchers say […]

Imperial Academic Discusses His Work on Algae Fuel Factories

Scientists at Imperial College are working to produce biofuels from genetically modified algae. Though the team is experimenting with several genetically modified algae, their research will focus primarily on three types of algae – Cyanothece sp., Synechocystis sp, Chlamydomonas. Their idea is to produce three types of biofuels – Biohydrogen which is a clean transport […]

Seaweed Could Extend the Lives of Future Batteries

Engineers at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered that carrageenan, a seaweed derivative can act as a stabilizer in lithium sulfur batteries.  When carrageenan is added to the binder (substance that holds all active components of a battery together), it chemically binds to the sulphur thereby stopping it from dissolving […]

Swansea Uni Study Finds UV-blocking Algae a Sunscreen

Research at Swansea University has discovered that UV protective algae could be used as a sustainable alternative to sunscreen. The natural products, found in the sea, have a high absorbance of damaging sun rays. The researchers found that algae have their own process of protecting themselves against the damaging ultra-violet rays.  With increasing evidence that some of the […]

Wageningen Working on EU PUFAchain Microalgae Project

Wageningen University and Research is working with other research institutes and companies on the EU PUFAchain project to develop a strong scientific and technological basis for the production of high value products from microalgae. The main targeted application is the use of highly purified EPA/DHA for nutrition and pharmaceutical products. More

New Products Made With Seaweed Aim to Improve Nutrition

Researchers at the University of Cadiz UCA have collaborated with Technological Aquaculture Centre (CTAQUA) for a project named EALGA which aims to optimize the harvesting and cultivation of seaweed in the Bay of Cadiz. The project which involves more than 75 experts from various fields, is based on studying the fundamental properties which determine the […]

UK CAER Receives $1.2 Million to Support Algae-Based Carbon Utilization Project

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research’s (CAER) Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis Group has received $1.2 million US DOE grant for their novel work in utilizing CO2 from coal-fired power plants to manufacture bioplastics. The DOE funding will allow the CAER team to investigate a combined photobioreactor/pond cultivation process to decrease the cost […]

New Economical Algae Waste Water Treatment Option from ISU

Iowa State University has come up with a new technology that improves the efficiency of waste water reclamation. The new technology could be economical for small town waste water treatment. Conventional methods use bacterial process that result in sludge with a foul smell and disposal issues. But this new method uses vertical conveyor belts which […]


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