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Seabacon: Good For The Sea, Good For You

Yes, that headline reads correct. A new strain of seaweed was discovered that tastes just like bacon. Actually, the seaweed has been grown at Oregon State University for some time. However, OSU resear…

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Chlorella: Detoxifying Super Nutrient

Chlorella, a single-celled fresh-water algae, is one of the most heavily researched algae in the world. It's often referred to as a near-perfect food as research through the years have identified …

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Biolamp and Bioplastics

I love it when someone thinks so out of the box that it makes me smile with wonder at the possibilities of human imagination and the good we can do. [caption id="attachment_964" align="alignleft" w…

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Top 5 Surprising Superfoods (video)

The superfoods in this video represent 5 of the top categories of foods. Some of the foods will surprise you: greens from barley greens to algae, seaweeds, cacao, bee pollen, and maca root. What’s …

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Planes Move Towards Plant-Based Fuel

Jet fuels made from plants such as jatropha and camelina are being tested by airlines like British Airways and Continental Airlines. Boeing Corporation has been working with various airlines to help t…

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The Blue-Green Algae Debate

I've been taking algae supplements for years, but I heard recently that they might be toxic. Are they? For many years, I too have heard concerns about the potential toxicity of blue-green algae, but I…

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Swimmers’ sunscreen kills coral

FEBRUARY 9, 2008—Common ingredients in sunscreen activate dormant viruses in algae that cause the algae to explode and kill the coral beds they feed. Additionally, when the algae explodes…

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