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Algae Injected Into Damaged Heart Tissue Could Save Your Life One Day

  About 610,000 people die of a heart attack every single year in the US – roughly one in four deaths. They are often caused when a blood clot stops the blood flowing into the heart, but in some cases, hypoxia –

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Double First: 19th-Century Book Is 1st with Photos, by 1st Female Photographer

  The Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands recently announced their acquisition of a photography first: the first book to be illustrated with photos, by a British botanist widely recognized as the first woman to experiment with photography. Their copy of “Photographs

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VIVOBAREFOOT, BLOOM Create Algae-Based Shoe

VIVOBAREFOOT, a minimalist running shoe company based in London, has announced its partnership with BLOOM, an American plant-based materials manufacturer. The companies have collaborated to create the Ultra III, a shoe made from ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam. BLOOM’s EVA foam is derived from

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Grow algae…anywhere? SabrTech to launch portable algae-growing system soon

  Nova Scotia, Canada-based SabrTech — which spent years designing an easy-to-transport algae-growing system called RiverBox — is planning to launch its product shortly, which the company says will revolutionize algae production. SabrTech spent about two years developing its RiverBox system, which uses

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AstaGlo First Product with Exclusive International Distribution to Achieve NAXA Verification

                    Today the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA) announced that AstaGlo, marketed by Elite Life Sciences, has qualified for the NAXA Verification Program Seal. The NAXA Verification Program (NAVP) tests products

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New Algae Degree Program Passes Its First Semester

              The Algae Technology Education Consortium (ATEC) is developing opportunities for education and training for next-generation jobs in the bioeconomy. | Photo courtesy of ATEC The Algae Technology Education Consortium (ATEC), a collaboration among the

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Evodos Type 25 Centrifuge for Sale

New Evodos Type 25 centrifuge is brand new in the crate, never opened. The unit is designed to operate fully automatic in a 24/7 mode. It is very suitable to process dedicated flows that vary between 1000 and 3500 L/hour.

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Locally produced algae cleans waste water, feeds livestock

                Peterborough – Local researchers have developed several strains of algae that can clean waste water as well as serve as a potential livestock superfood. Nobletech Inc.’s Noble Purification division is currently piloting

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Seaweed instead of salt for your diet

              Salt (sodium chloride) is an essential nutrient, but one that is often present in surprising quantities in industrially processed foods. Consuming too much sodium puts strain on the heart, stomach and kidneys. Fraunhofer

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Blue latte: the vegan coffee that smells of seaweed and contains no caffeine

                  Blue ‘smurf’ lattes are the latest drink to experience a moment on Instagram after Australian cafe Matcha Mylkbar in Melbourne posted a snap of its periwinkle concoction.  Unlike other multicoloured coffees we’ve seen on our

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A new bio-ink for 3-D printing with stem cells

The new stem cell-containing bio ink allows 3D printing of living tissue, known as bio-printing. The new bio-ink contains two different polymer components: a natural polymer extracted from seaweed, and a sacrificial synthetic polymer used in the medical industry, and

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Heliae’s Phycoterra Now Registered For Specialty Crops

Heliae Development LLC, a company that develops microalgae-based products for agriculture, announced it hassuccessfully registered its new PhycoTerra soil amendment for use on specialty crops grown in the United States. PhycoTerra is a first in class, unique agricultural product. At

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