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University at Buffalo researchers are studying Great Lakes algae

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University at Buffalo researchers are studying how Great Lakes algae might be turned into biofuels, fertilizer and other commercial products. They're also ex...
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University at Buffalo researchers are studying how Great Lakes algae might be turned into biofuels, fertilizer and other commercial products. They're also examining how removing excess algae, with the help of citizens, can improve water quality.

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CCRES is constantly striving to manufacture products that can make a positive and meaningful contribution to people, society, and our future well-being. Leveraging our technical capabilities developed over the years, we plan to further harness our originality in the fields of bulk pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical products, and the life sciences.
We look forward to your continued patronage and support. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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Solazyme Introduces Encapso - YouTube

Solazyme Enters Oil & Gas Drilling Market with World's First Encapsulated Lubricant-- Encapso. Visit http://www.solazyme.com/encapso to learn more.
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Building upon its proprietary platform of high performance, sustainable Tailored™ algal-based oils, the company has introduced Encapso™, the world’s first encapsulated biodegradable lubricant for drilling fluids designed to deliver high-grade lubricant at the point of friction where and when needed.

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Sen. Ted Cruz Q&A with Secretary of the Navy Raymond E. Mabus, Jr. - YouTube

March 27, 2014
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At a recent hearing of the U.S. Armed Services Committee, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz grills Secretary of the Navy Raymond E. Mabus, Jr. on the reasons the Navy continues to support the use of algal biofuels at a time of budget cuts in military spending. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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CCRES Project : Giving to Your Community

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Astaxanthin - Factoids

One of the technical challenges to developing Haematococcus algae astaxanthin has been the tough cell wall of the spores, which must be ruptured to allow the cell contents to be effectively digested by animals. Cyanotech Corporation in Hawaii uses a combination of closed photobioreactors and open culture ponds to successfully mass produce astaxanthin-rich Haematococcus biomass, and proprietary milling technology to crack the cell walls.
Commercial production of astaxanthin is being carried out in USA, India, Japan and Israel
Astaxanthin is a carotenoid. Astaxanthin has been shown in studies to have 100-500 times the antioxidant capacity of Vitamin E as well as 10 times beta-carotene’s antioxidant capacity. Astaxanthin is found in many places in nature, but it is usually in small quantities as in salmon or shrimp.
By far the most concentrated and natural source of astaxanthin is the Haematococcus pluvialis algae. These green algae also provide other important carotenoids such as beta-carotene. It accumulate the highest levels of astaxanthin in nature; commercially more than 40g of astaxanthin per kilo of dry biomass.
Research shows that due to astaxanthin's potent antioxidant activity, it may be beneficial in cardiovascular, immune, inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases. Some sources have demonstrated its potential as an anti-cancer agent. Research supports the assumption that it protects body tissues from oxidative damage. It also crosses the blood-brain barrier, which makes it available to the eye, brain and central nervous system to alleviate oxidative stress that contributes to ocular, and neurodegenerative diseases such as glaucoma and Alzheimer's.
Astaxanthin, as other carotenoids, can act as a quencher of singlet oxygen and other free radicals by absorbing the excited energy of singlet oxygen onto the polyene electron-rich chain, resulting first in the excitation of the carotenoid to a triplet state, and then in the dissipation of the extra energy in the form of heat by relaxation back to the ground state. In this way, it prevents cellular components or tissues from being damaged. The carotenoid structure remains unchanged, and ready to act as a radical quencher.
Astaxanthin has been shown to protect against free radicals and promote numerous health functions. Astaxanthin offers protection against a broad range of human diseases like neuro-degenerative disorders. The antioxidant of astaxanthin is stronger than β-carotene and vitamin E by 40x and 1,000x respectively.

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Video Landing Page

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Watch CBS 5 videos on news, weather, sports, entertainment - and special features such as Caught on Tape and the Back Story - from Phoenix, Arizona and across the country.
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If we could get them to grow in that kind of environment, it would at least show that the Martian soil could support life from earth and an implication of whether or not we could eventually use Mars as kind of like a second home to earth organisms or colonize Mars. We’re just chomping at the bit to really get rolling on it. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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Algae Biotechnology | Stephen Mayfield | Life Sciences | UC San Diego Extension - YouTube

Thanks to an innovative program led by Mayfield, in partnership with UC San Diego Extension, workers are being retrained for the new green economy. Many have...
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Thanks to an innovative program led by Dr. Stephen Mayfield, in partnership with UC San Diego Extension, many students have received their certification to work as general science technicians in the rapidly expanding biofuels industry in San Diego County and Imperial County. As the biofuels industry continues to develop and mature, there will be an increasing demand for a well-trained workforce, including research and development scientists, engineers, and field technicians, through to policy analysts, business development professionals and project managers. Training will also be required by the support industries, which will no doubt be springing up as the biofuels industry grows. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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Omega-3 From Algae-A Better Option? - YouTube

http://www.ihealthtube.com http://www.facebook.com/ihealthtube You can get omega-3 fatty acids through a number of different supplement sources. Here Dr. Isa...
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You can get omega-3 fatty acids through a number of different supplement sources. Here Dr. Isaac Berzin explains why algae might provide a better option. He explains the differences in bioavailability between krill, fish oil and algae. He also discusses some of the unpleasant after effects of fish oil and how they compare to algae. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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OriginOil Launches Aquaculture Showcase in California’s Coachella Valley

Former DOE Principal Scientist and OriginOil Advisor Dr. Tom Ulrich, CA Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez, Coachella Mayor Eduardo Garcia and GM of Imperial Irrigation…
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OriginOil recently launched an aquaculture showcase in California’s Coachella Valley, employing the water separation and cleanup technologies developed from their algae R&D, which now also serves the oil and gas industries. This video shares the kickoff festivities of what may be a significant step in the development of commercial fish farming. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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CLIMATE 101 with BILL NYE - YouTube

Bill Nye narrates this short film on the basics of climate change. Join us and stand up for reality. http://ClimateRealityProject.org
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We Are Too Busy Saving The World To Say, 'I Told You So',-Zeljko Serdar CCRES

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Geothermal Energy: Enhancing Our Future - YouTube

Please cite this video as: Video: Gilley, S., and Bielicki, J (2013). "Geothermal Energy: Enhancing Our Future." Online video. www.energypathways.org and You...
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Shallow Geothermal
Virtually every temperature level in the underground can be used for geothermal energy, even if this means only ca. 3-15 °C, as usual in the shallow underground in European climate. In most cases a heat pump is required here, and cooling can be supplied as well as heating. This technology provides again about 9000 MWth of heating capacity. CCRES TEAM

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CCRES Project : Giving to Your Community

CCRES Project : Giving to Your Community | algae | Scoop.it
CCRES microponds represent the leading Croatian research facility for the outdoor production of...
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Today I want to thank you, my friend for being here, for always being so supportive and loyal. You guys are the reason I try my best in every post I share here and I will keep doing it year after year…
It’s a Blessing being able to share all of this with you!
I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and I hope you can feel loved and cared about… you deserve that!

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Biologists Engineer Algae to Make Cancer 'Designer' Drug

Biologists Engineer Algae to Make Cancer 'Designer' Drug | algae | Scoop.it
Biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in genetically engineering algae to produce a complex and expensive human therapeutic drug used to treat cancer. Th...
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Among the big stories in algae this year, biologists at UC San Diego succeeded in genetically engineering algae to produce a complex and inexpensive human therapeutic drug used to treat cancer. Their achievement opens the door for making these and other “designer” proteins in larger quantities and much more cheaply than can now be made from mammalian cells.

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How algae could fuel your car one day

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Scientists cultivate the fattest algae - progress in the world of algae as a biofuel.

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Health Alert - Toxic Astaxanthin Floods Market - YouTube

http://www.naturalhealth365.com issues an urgent health alert. Starting Jan. 2014 - a very dangerous form of synthetic astaxanthin will be flooding the marke...
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Astaxanthin, a member of the carotenoid family, it is a dark red pigment and the main carotenoid found in algae and aquatic animals. It is responsible for the red/pink coloration of crustaceans, shellfish, and the flesh of salmonoids. CCRES produces astaxanthin from the microalga Haematococcus pluvialis, the richest known natural source for astaxanthin.
Astaxanthin however, is more than just a red pigment, it is primarily an extremely powerful antioxidant. It has the unique capacity to quench free radicals and reactive species of oxygen and to inhibit lipid peroxidation. Studies have shown astaxanthin to be over 500 times stronger than vitamin E and much more potent than other carotenoids such as lutein, lycopene and β-carotene.
Astaxanthin was found to have beneficial effects in many health conditions related to the Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders, skin health, joint health, muscle endurance, as well as to the cardiovascular, immune, eye and other systems. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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Microbes: The New Bioplastic Factories - YouTube

European scientists are experimenting with bacteria and algae and turn them into bioplastic factories. Their vision: these microorganisms should produce a la...
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European scientists are experimenting with bacteria and algae to turn them into bioplastic factories. Their vision: these microorganisms should produce a large portion of our plastic materials without using any petroleum. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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Algae Power - YouTube

New technology could lead to an advanced biofuel from algae with a boost from corn ethanol.
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Researchers Test Algae Biofuel in Hong Kong - YouTube

Hong Kong scientists testing micro algae to clean water waste and produce fuel. The technology is still too expensive to be broadly developed, but researcher...
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 The technology is still too expensive to be broadly developed, but researchers are asking for the government’s support in protecting homegrown biofuel against cheaper, foreign competition. Rebecca Valli reports from Hong Kong for VOA Video. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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The Future of Alternative Energy - YouTube

We know our fossil fuels will dry up someday, so what alternatives energy sources are there? From Piezoelectricity to Biofuel Algae, Jonathan Stirckland expl...
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”Given the right conditions, algae can double its volume overnight. Microalgae are the earth’s most productive plants –– 10 to 15 times more prolific in biomass than the fastest growing land plant exploited for biofuel production. While soy produces some 50 gallons of oil per acre per year; canola, 150 gallons; and palm, 650 gallons, algae can produce up to 15,000 gallons per acre per year. In addition, up to 50 percent (or more) of algae biomass (dry weight) is comprised of oil, whereas oil-palm trees—currently the most efficient large-scale source of feedstock oil to make biofuels—yield approximately 20 percent of their weight in oil,” says Zeljko Serdar, President of CCRES

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Omega-3 fatty acids 'could improve reading and behaviour' - University of Oxford

Omega-3 fatty acids 'could improve reading and behaviour' - University of Oxford | algae | Scoop.it
A new study by the University of Oxford has shown that daily supplements of omega-3 fatty acids improved the reading and behaviour of underperforming children in mainstream primary schools.
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The study used validated assessment measures that typically screen for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Although average scores for these children were within the normal range before treatment, significant benefits were reported for the children taking omega-3 DHA compared with placebo on eight of 14 scales assessing a wide range of ADHD-type symptoms.  For example, in the children who received the DHA supplement, parents reported significantly less hyperactivity and defiant behaviour than parents of children in the control group.

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DHA Omega-3 - History - DSM - YouTube

This is a background of the how life'sDHA came to be. This video touches on the history of our product and covers where we are today. DHA is an omega-3 fatty...
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This is the story of how Martin Marietta scientists working with NASA on an algae-based life support system for astronauts formed Martek in 1985 to further develop the biotechnology’s nutritional benefits, which they discovered were valuable for human central nervous system development. Martek was acquired by Royal DSM in December of 2010 for $1.1 billion. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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The need for action is urgent given the time investment required to develop and implement new technologies and for the political and social changes needed to support them. CCRES is addressing this need with a multi-faceted product platform that serves the world’s needs from many directions with this sustainable, renewable, evolutionary new food and health products which will nourish the expanding global population.

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Algae Power: Turning Pond Scum into Sustainable Fuel - YouTube

Algae Power features Dr. Sommerfeld's groundbreaking work in Algae biofuels at ASU's polytechnic campus in Mesa, Arizona. His research has the potential to t...
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Arizona State University’s Dr. Milton Sommerfeld has accomplished groundbreaking work in algae biofuels at ASU’s polytechnic campus in Mesa, Arizona. Here he discusses his work as an algae farmer, his lab “on a race to find the best oil-producing algae” for what he refers to as “Arizona Crude,” the step before refining into a variety of fuel options. CCRES TEAM

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HELIAE - Advancing the Future of Algae - YouTube

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A video that shows the development and commercialization advancements at Arizona-based Heliae, with more of the story on the algae cultivation system. CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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Algae to Bio-Crude in Less Than 60 Minutes - YouTube

Engineers have created a chemical process that produces useful crude oil just minutes after engineers pour in harvested algae -- a verdant green paste with t...
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The research has been licensed by Genifuel Corp. Read the full story here: http://www.pnnl.gov/news/release.aspx...

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Long way to go before this makes a difference but all progress is useful.

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אסטזנטין (ביואסטין של ג'מוקה) - ראיון עם דר' מרקולה

ראיון עם דר' מרקולה על נפלאות האסטזנטין - נוגד החמצון החזק בטבע. משווק כ BioAstin בישראל - http://jammoka.com. הראיון באנגלית עם כתוביות בעברית.
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A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to a part of the heart is blocked. Oxidative stress and inflammation in the vessels are considerable causes of such cardiovascular diseases.
Do you know that Astaxanthin can also help blood vessel damage? CCRES ALGAE TEAM

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