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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 […]

AstaReal Showcases New Cold-Water-Dispersible Astaxanthin Powder at SupplySide West 2017

At this year’s SupplySide West trade show, AstaReal highlighted its latest research and product innovations in the astaxanthin category. The company featured a new, cold-water-soluble astaxanthin ingredient, AstaReal CWS25, which can be incorporated into cold beverages without settling or staining the neck ring of the bottle. The company said that the new astaxanthin ingredient is […]

Enzyme-made seaweed compounds show much prebiotic and nutraceutical potential

Seaweed-derived bioactive compounds produced using enzymes present a wealth of opportunities in the development of novel prebiotic and nutraceutical food applications. Researchers point to the enzyme assisted extraction and hydrolysis of macromolecules as pivotal in enhancing compound properties that include prebiotic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. More

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 |

Solar energy to be replaced with seaweed energy

It seems like solar energy will soon be replaced by the newly emerging energy generated from seaweeds. The U.S. Department of Energy has recently awarded $1.5 million to two of Hawaii businesses for developing offshore seaweed as a probable source for clean energy. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) provided the […]

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 […]

Northwest Researchers Plan to Grow Seaweed for Fuel

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington are working on technology to turn seaweed into biofuel. The researchers are working on a free-floating type of seaweed cultivation, instead of the traditional anchored seaweed farm. By this technology, seaweed seedlings would be attached to a three mile-long carbon-fiber line system. That system would be attached […]

Algae can Spearhead a Culinary Revolution

Revolutionary substitutes for salmon and tuna, made from marine microalgae, are due to be launched commercially in the EU next year, owing to the development of novel technologies by a team of French algal experts. The products are currently being developed Pierre Calleja, Professor Claude Gudin and Dr Alain Guillou, who were all closely involved in […]

[ More ] October 3rd, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Research |

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 […]

New Technology could bring seaweed fueled cars in future

Cars and trucks might one day run on biofuel made from seaweed with the help of two technologies being developed at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The two technologies are among 18 new projects receiving $22 million in funding from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, also known as ARPA-E. The projects are […]

[ More ] September 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research, Grants, Research, Seaweed |

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 |

DOE Announces $8.8 Million In Funding For Algae Technology Innovation Projects

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected an additional four Productivity Enhanced Algae and Toolkits (PEAK) projects to receive up to $8.8 million.  The projects aim to develop high-impact tools and techniques that will increase the productivity of algae organisms to reduce the costs of producing algal biofuels and bioproducts.  In total, DOE has awarded over […]

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

New Project to Aid Seaweed R&D in Developing Nations

An initiative has received funding for research and development to address disease and pest infestations threatening the global seaweed industry, especially in developing countries. The outbreaks are causing dramatic 15 per cent yield declines, particularly in three major seaweed-producing countries of Tanzania, Philippines and Indonesia, resulting in catastrophic socio-economic impacts on communities, according to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS). […]

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

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 |

Newly Discovered Algal Enzyme Uses Light to Convert Fats into Fuel

Scientists have successfully engineered algae that when starved for nitrogen, put most of their stored energy, into fats. These fats are chemically similar to hydrocarbons and are thus further processed into “biofuel”. However, this processing of fats into biofuel is not a straightforward process. Interestingly, researchers from France also found the solution to the problem from […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Oils, Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research, Research |

SPACE10’s Algae Dome Produces ‘the supercrop of the future’

IKEA’s external future-living lab — has erected the ‘algae dome’, a four-meter-high pavilion capable of growing what could be ‘the supercrop of the future’. Designed by architects, the food-producing structure houses a photo-bioreactor, a closed system that enables the high productivity of microalgae, microscopic algae that are typically found in freshwater and marine systems. It is imagined that in the future, different […]

Algae – A Natural Alternative to Commercial Sunscreen Products

An estimated 6,000-14,000 tons of sunscreen are deposited into coral reef areas of the sea every year. The chemicals we rub onto our skin might help prevent skin cancer but we’re only just beginning to understand the environmental impact of sunscreen – and the initial assessments are not looking good. But early stage research suggests that nature […]

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 […]

Seaweed Start-up Dives for Success as Specialty Ingredient

Seaweed start-up Dansk Tang, which uses divers to hand harvest its macroalgae from the North Sea, is making a splash in Denmark’s specialty food retail space. Dansk Tang’s range of products includes seaweed pesto and mustard, grapeseed oil with seaweed, sea salt with seaweed and whole, dried seaweed. It has recently launched a range of […]

[ More ] August 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

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