Algae

Algae have become increasingly popular in biotechnology for multiple purposes. They are used to manufacture products like nutritional supplements, oils, dyes, and textiles. Companies use algae to treat wastewater, capture carbon, and provide fertilizer. Adidas even makes a running shoe with foam ... View video

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Fri, Jun 26 2020
algae experiments

Algae have become increasingly popular in biotechnology for multiple purposes. They are used to manufacture products like nutritional supplements, oils, dyes, and textiles. Companies use algae to treat wastewater, capture carbon, and provide fertilizer. Adidas even makes a running shoe with foam from algae. Learn more about algae companies and what they do .

Speakers : Ira Levine, PhD, Professor, Natural & Applied Sciences, and Fulbright Scholar and Schonna Manning, PhD, University of Texas ... Read more

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NASA MicroAlgae
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Lonestar Community College and Des Moines Community College have partnered with NASA and the UTEX Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas, Austin, to put microalgae into Space!  This exciting project will allow scientists on the International Space Station study the effects of ... View video

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DMACC Biotechnology program graduate Lyndsay Baker has accomplished one of her dreams. In November she will have an experiment sent to the International Space Station for research. Lyndsay hopes that the algae grown as part of her experiment will produce the compound astaxanthin to help keep ... View video

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Learn about the project to generate biofuels from algae at Brunswick Community College. View video

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Dr. Mark Abad discusses PHYCAL, an algae biofuels company, and the benefits of working with students from St. Louis Community College in the BRDG park contract research organization. View video

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Presenter: Damon Tighe Algae beads can be used in colormetric assays to study both photosynthesis and cellular respiration in authentic inquiry investigations (AP Biology Big Idea 2: Labs 5 and 6). This lab can be extended to study the effects of light intensity, light color, temperature and other organisms on these processes. Read more