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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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New Algae-Based Water Filter Removes Even Viruses

  A new filter paper produced by Uppsala University scientists in collaboration with German virologists promises to improve water filtration by removing resistant viruses. Globally, many people lack access to safe drinking water, and being that water-derived infections is a

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TerraVia And Bunge Develop A Sustainable DHA Oil For The Farmed Fish Industry

Summary TerraVia and Bunge operate as joint venture partners utilizing TerraVia’s algae-based technology platform. The global supply of fish oil remains politically restricted and environmentally constrained despite witnessing ongoing increases in overall demand. The falling amount of Omega-3 fatty acids

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Artveoli combines algae and microfluidics to generate fresh air indoors

Live in any major city, be it London, Paris, Los Angeles or Shanghai, and you’ll be all too aware that air pollution is a huge and growing problem. At the same time, indoor air quality can suffer because of attempts to reduce

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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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Chris Hillseth Enterprises Partners with Phycotech Inc. to Release Ultra-Efficient Algae Photobioreactor

              Chris Hillseth Enterprises, a leading supplier of equipment and facilities, has officially been named Machinery and Distribution Partner of PHYCOTECH INC, a photobioreactor technology company. Together, Chris Hillseth Enterprises and Phycotech Inc will offer

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Dr. Sivasubramanian, Biotech Entrepreneur, Chennai – Pioneering Work in Algae-based Waste Water Treatment

Dr. Sivasubramanian, based out of Chennai (his office is at Anna Nagar), is one of the most well-known pioneer in India (and worldwide) in the field of algae-based sustainability solutions, specifically algae-based wastewater treatment. His solutions, offered through his company Phycospectrum Environment

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Nutrition trends 2016: Go back to basics with ancient foods and algae

As we continue to shun modern-day artificial ingredients and GMOs in search of more natural products, 2016 will see nutrition go even more back to basics with a variety of ancient fruits, grains, and even algae. Here we break down

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Increases In Certain Algae Could Impact Carbon Cycle

            Two new studies report dramatic changes in phytoplankton abundance and nature, changes that have important implications for storing excess carbon. Collectively, these studies suggest that certain types of carbon-intensive algae are flourishing and will

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Your Coral’s So Fat, It Withstands Global Warming

              Ohio State University biologists have discovered that fatter coral survive better over the long-term than their skinny counterparts. We’re not talking about size, here, but actual fat deposits. Much like a human body

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Lipid helps keep algae and brain fluid moving

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The same lipid that helps algae swim toward the light also appears to enable one type of brain cell to keep cerebrospinal fluid moving, researchers report. The lipid is ceramide, long known to help keep skin smooth,

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