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Summer Recipe: How to Make An Algal Bloom

Blue-green algae is a simple organism in that its needs aren’t all that complex: A little heat, some water, sunshine, throw in some sort of nutrient and you have the ingredients of an algal bloom. That was the case in

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Antarctic Microbes Shape Nutrient Content of Snowmelt

As temperatures continue to rise, snow-dwelling microbes could accelerate melting and influence downstream ecosystems. Snowmelt on the Antarctic Peninsula has been increasing for decades because of rising temperatures, and it shows no signs of stopping. As the snow melts, it can release nutrients that

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Kelp Farming Promises Economic and Ecological Benefits

We tend to think of spring as planting time, but kelp farmers in the Gulf of Maine are in the midst of their annual harvest right now. Growers and ocean researchers say kelp could be a huge win-win-win – improving

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Seaweed could extend the lives of future batteries

If you thought there were a lot of batteries in your life right now, wait until you see the future. As well as the energy storage in your phone, camera, laptop, and smartwatch, you’ll be dealing with batteries in your

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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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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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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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Algae for Increased Bone Density?

Calcium supplements seem to be getting a bad reputation lately. Increased risk of bone spurs, hardening of the arteries and kidney stones have all been associated with common calcium supplements. The key word there is common. Unfortunately, it seems that

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Seaweed Extract and H. pylori Treatment

                    In recent studies, a unique seaweed extract showed promise for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)-related diseases and gastric cancer, while palm tocotrienol complex demonstrated gastroprotective effects. Read on

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Spirulina as a Functional Feed Ingredient

WHAT IS SPIRULINA? AND WHY IS IT USED IN ANIMAL AND FISH FEED? ANTIBIOTIC FREE PROGRAM Spirulina greatly increases the production of natural antibodies to fight disease and infections.(1) INCREASED PRODUCTION Studies show that Spirulina leads to a 10-15% increase in production

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First-of-a-Kind Prefab Algae Raceways™ Up to 101 M²

              Large prefabricated raceway ponds have been a missing element in algae cultivation scale-up. Now 22-m² to 101-m² Algae Raceways™ ponds featuring patent pending APIACTM technology are available from MicroBio Engineering Inc. (MBE). Four things

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Genetically Engineered Algae Kills 90% of Cancer Cells Without Harming Healthy Ones

                    Algae has been genetically engineered to kill cancer cells without harming healthy cells. The algae nanoparticles, created by scientists in Australia, were found to kill 90% of cancer cells in cultured

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