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Bicarbonate of soda triggers lipid growth in algae - Joe jones - 8 years ago

Skyonic is a start up. Joe Jones is the CEO. Skyonic like Calera is opting to to scrub flue gas of coal plants and extract ...- more

An Outlook on Microalgal Biofuels - 8 years ago

Here is an abstract of an article in Sciencemag.org" Microalgae are considered one of the most promising feedstocks for biofuels. The productivity of these photosynthetic microorganisms in converting carbon dioxide ...- more

MIT Prof Stephanopoulos gets a grant for heterotrophic microbe research - 8 years ago

According to Prof Stephanopoulos, the technology makes use of an engineered microbe. The technnology is an attempt  to convert carbohydrate feedstocks into lipids. Once the carbohydrates are converted into lipids, the methodology ...- more

Sapphire energy announces oil in 18 months - 8 years ago

When Sapphire Energy announced the appointment of an Oil Industry veteran Dean Venardos a fortnight ago I new there is more news from them.Dean Venardos has  a wealth of experience in refinery ...- more

Micro bubbles to improve the aeration efficiency - 8 years ago

Will Zimmerman, professor of Biochemical Dynamical Systems at the University of Sheffield, was awarded the very prestigious Royal Society Brian Mercer award for innovation on Oct. 14, for his work ...- more


Updates from Richard's Friends

  • 2 years ago

    In the recent years, there has been a shift of trend towards use of natural ingredients in various forms of food nutrients in cosmetics and nutraceutical industry. Growing demand for ... more

  • 2 years ago

    Researchers have analyzed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production of hydrogen. more

  • 2 years ago

    Algae.Tec Ltd has launched its Alganics range of products at the Supply Side West 2016 show in Las Vegas, considered the world’s leading nutraceutical ingredient and solutions tradeshow. The launch of the ... more

  • 2 years ago

      University of Hawaii researchers are touting a potential breakthrough in the study of aging. UH researchers and a local business teamed up to find out if a natural compound could affect the ... more

  • Narsi says
    5 years ago

    Astaxanthin.company - all about astaxanthin from http://www.astaxanthin.company

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    5 years ago

    Spiruluna.company - all about spirulina from http://www.spirulina.company

  • Narsi says
    5 years ago

    Chlorella.company - all about Chlorella from http://www.chlorella.company

  • Narsi says
    5 years ago

    Omega3.company - all about Omega 3 from http://www.omega3.company

  • Narsi says
    6 years ago

    Wonder what is the latest timeline that is suggested by experts for algae fuel commercialization...I recently read that Synthetic Genomics suggest that it could be beyond 2025, perhaps even 2030 when we can realistically expert algal fuel to be in the market

  • 6 years ago

    @ Krupali- Check this link - http://www.youngagain.org/books/betaglucan.pdf more

  • 6 years ago

    That's quite interesting! What are the applications of this compound? more

  • 6 years ago

    Yes, the extraction is expensive when organisms such as yeasts are involved since it has only 10-15% of beta glucan while the algae that is being used by Algae Scientific ... more

  • 6 years ago

    Isnt the extraction of Beta Glucan expensive? more

  • 6 years ago

  • 6 years ago

    The 7th annual Algae Biomass Summit will take place September 30 - October 3, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida. This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of ... more

  • Aathmika says
    6 years ago

    When do algae fuels become a commercial reality??

  • Ajb009 says
    6 years ago

    Does anyone has a business plan about an oilgae business proposal that you can send me.

  • 6 years ago

    Propel Fuels and Solazyme have announced the results of their pilot retail program and over the 30 days consumers were given a choice to purchase biofuels produced from algae, they chose the ... more

  • Wail says
    6 years ago

    www.adzpays.com/?wail

  • Rajeev344 says
    6 years ago

    Hi frnds I am intrested in extracting fuel from algae conventionally-(without adding any chemical ingredients).pls let me know regarding the conventional methods of extraction.

  • 7 years ago

    Solazyme and Bunge Form Joint Venture in Brazil April 3, 2012AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com outh San Francisco-based Solazyme and Bunge Global Innovation LLC , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bunge Limited, a global agribusiness and food ... more

  • 7 years ago

    GeneArt® Precision TALs March 21, 2012AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com TALE proteins offer precise gene editing capabilities. ife Technologies has announced the launch of GeneArt® Precision TALs, generally referred to as TAL effector proteins (TALE), which will ... more

  • Nimal says
    7 years ago

    Which Algal strain will be suitable for the research....

  • Nimal says
    7 years ago

    Friends... i wanna to do a project on " Genetic manipulation of algae to improve self-aggregation " Am inviting your comments and suggestions ...... Nimal Raveendran

  • 7 years ago

    OriginOil Demonstrates Low-Energy Algae Appliance to National Algae Association NAA workshop attendees view latest algae processing technologies (video, photos)   Los Angeles, CA February 7, 2012  – OriginOil, Inc. (OTC/BB: OOIL), a leading ... more

  • 7 years ago

    http://www.originoil.com/pdf/OriginOil_Algae_Production_and_Networking_Workshop_NAA Algae – Its Strategic Use   Ancient History Algae compressed & fossilized into petroleum.     Nature processed the whole biomass – did not separate the oils.   Today’s Strategy Lipids and biomass are being separated.     But are they utilized ... more

  • 7 years ago

    BioProcess Algae and GPRE Break Ground on Iowa Production Facility February 2, 2012AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com ioProcess Algae LLC and Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. have announced that they will start construction of BioProcess Algae’s ... more

  • 7 years ago

    Algae Producer Aquaviridis and OriginOil Announce Joint Commercial Agreement Development of dry-land aquaculture could transform desert farm economies of the American Southwest and Mexico   Mexicali Valley, Mexico and Los Angeles, CA February ... more

  • 7 years ago

    To end poverty,hunger, slavery, and dispair, a home size algae reactor is the better solution

  • Vikram says
    7 years ago

    It is do difficult to get a straight answer on what kind of incentives/subsidies/sops the Govt of India provides to Algal Biofuels. I am really sick on seeing ancient policy documents all over the internet, that talk about Jatropha only. Has anyone had a breakthrough with seeking the same information that I do. If so, I would lke to request you to please get in touch with me: vikramverma2005@gmail.com

  • 7 years ago

    I want to be on the next taste panel !!!! more

  • 7 years ago

    How far algae fuel fetch results developing country like India ???

  • 7 years ago

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  • 7 years ago

    Veronica:  We don't need to convert hydrogen into fossil fuel.  It can directly be used in fuel cells to produce clean power for household as well as for mobile functions. more

  • 7 years ago

    Hi Tom,I like the articles you post over here. I would like to hear what you think about my choice of topics too..I have posted my articles at this link: http://www.cleantick.com/users/emily/blogs/rd-magazines-49th-scientist-of-the-year Check ... more

  • 7 years ago

    The best sensors to use are solid state sensors, but they should be true solid state sensors, not gel/polymer.They should have a built in reference electrode also solid state.This means ... more

  • 7 years ago

     This was an interesting article http://www.cleantick.com/portal/news/pages/1043. The idea is to produce 16 times more algae than existing technologies. The process allows algae to be cultured in vertical bio-reactors rather than in the ... more

  • 7 years ago

    Origin Oil 's technologies are amazing - this in particular is my favorite http://goo.gl/BlR3Y more

  • 7 years ago

    Hi Tom,I was just wondering if there were any commercial algal strains being sold in Asia after reading this blog: http://goo.gl/X7wnd .Try checking out this article and can you let ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Hello all,   I was wondering if anyone has any information on extremely high salinity algae cultures.  The particular water I'm looking at can have up to 400,000 ppm (yeah, REALLY high) ... more

  • 8 years ago

    We have develop own way micronutrient extrection technique from soil or say fly ash.

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