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Could Algae Be Dairy’s Next Food Source?

Could algae be the next ingredient used in dairy rations alongside corn and soybeans? Robert Gardner and his research team think so. As a room filled with listening ears, Gardner presented his preliminary research findings during the Midwest Farm Energy

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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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The Microscopic Life of Glaciers

Though it can be hard to imagine that cold, barren-looking glaciers are conducive to life, glaciers are actually teeming with organisms. Glacier surfaces are filled with cylindrical holes called cyroconite holes, in which melt water accumulates and micro-algae and cyanobacteria thrive. Now,

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Fuel Made From Algae Could Help Fukushima—and the Rest of the World

                In the ongoing search for a non-nuclear energy, Fukushima could find a partial answer in living, green, microalgae. And algae can help the rest of the world, too. A Japanese think tank

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Phylogenetic analysis method for harmful algal blooms identification

News of toxic algal blooms have been increasing over the past several years. Harmful algal blooms, or HABs, can occur in fresh water as well as marine water.  Also, the species causing the bloom can be from a variety of

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