Posts tagged with ‘DHA’

  • Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. Acquires Algae Production Facility

    Solarvest has made significant progress in its plans to use its patented algal technology to develop commercial products focused on health care. The Company recently completed negotiations to acquire a 30,000 sq. ft. facility in Summerville Prince Edward Island which will be repurposed to house the Company’s planned algal production. Solarvest has acquired the facility on a lease to own […]
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  • Special drink containing omega-3 may enhance memory of early Alzheimer patients

    A new study suggests that people with early Alzheimer’s disease can be benefited by a drink containing some special nutrients. Online edition of Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease contained this report, published on 10 July. Alzheimer patients lose memory as the disease progresses due to the deteriorating connectivity among brain cells. Souvenaid, drink with special nutrients, can improvise this connection, said Dr. Richard […]
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  • Researchers Discover Potential Explanation For Why Diets High in Marine DHA Can Improve Memory

    We’ve all heard that eating fish is good for our brains and memory. But what is it about DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, that makes our memory sharper? Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a possible explanation. Their findings have been published in the peer-reviewed journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Principal investigator Yves Sauvé and […]
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  • Aker BioMarine Antarctic Announces New COO

    Aker BioMarine Antarctic announced the promotion of Matts Johansen to the position of chief operating officer. Johansen has served as executive vice president of marketing and sales since October 2009.  During his tenure he has overseen  sales growth in North America and Europe, and the development of the Asian markets in parallel with regulatory filings. In this new role Johansen […]
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  • Algae.Tec Commissions Australian Biofuels Facility

    Perth, Australia-based Algae.Tec, an advanced algae to biofuels company manufacturing enclosed algae growth and harvesting systems, has announced the commissioning for its showcase biofuels facility, Shoalhaven One, in Nowra, Australia. Algae.Tec Executive Chairman Roger Stroud said the commissioning process was on track for production of algae biomass in early June, ramping up to capacity by the end of June. More […]
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  • Growing International Interest In Oceanology To Benefit The Global Marine Biotechnology Market, According To New Report By Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    With growing environmental pollution throwing the spotlight on sustainable industrial development, there exists huge demand for suitable, scalable, economically, socially and environmentally sustainable feedstock options for the manufacturing industry. With sustainable feedstock production and delivery ballooning into a massive industry worldwide, the world’s oceans have emerged into the next frontier for investigative, biological resource development and management R&D projects. For […]
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  • Sapphire Energy gets $144M in its fuel tank to turn algae into gasoline

    Sapphire Energy, a company that creates algae-based fuel, just announced a whopping $144 million in funding. In recent years several startups have emerged to create fuel out of plant material, all hoping to lure people away from gasoline made from crude oil. Solazyme, Algae.tec, and Sapphire Energy all dominate the space, trying to edge out not only each other but oil companies […]
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  • NUI Galway’s participation in Energetic Algae project (EnAlgae) investigates algae as sustainable energy source

    Seaweed is big business in Asia, where it is cultivated and used in a variety of food and beauty products. Nine-tenths of the world’s production for commercial use takes place in China, Japan and Korea. It is also commonly used as a sugar-rich animal feedstock in the US. Of the 500 species that can be found in Ireland, though, only […]
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  • UK’s Novel Food Panel Looks at Shrimp Oil Safety

    Oil produced from shrimp could soon be used as an ingredient in food supplement products in Europe. But since the oil is a new and novel food ingredient with no significant history of consumption in the European Union before May 15, 1997, the product, to be known by the trade name Calanus® Oil, must go through the United Kingdom’s Advisory […]
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  • Fish Oil Fortification of Soft Goat Cheese

    A new study in the February issue of the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists, shows that fish oil can be added to goat cheese to deliver high levels of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids without compromising taste or shelf-life. Fish oil is an underused ingredient in the food industry because of its association with a […]
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