Although fungal bioluminescence has been reported since ancient times, the chemical pathways involved in light emission as well as the identity of the emitter and its biological function(s) remain unsolved. Likewise firefly bioluminescence, whose elucidation harnessed the development of several ...Read More

The workhorse of the microbe world could turn out to be Geobacter, a hairy looking organism that is actually capable of generating an electric current from mud or wastewater.  Professor Derek Lovley and a team of researchers at the University ...Read More

Paul Debevec, who spoke at TedTalks March 2009, is the master of  digital inventions that have powered the breathtaking visual effects in films like The Matrix, Superman Returns, King Kong and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. He explains the ...Read More

Bio-feedback Process Controller Optimizes Algae Growth And Daily Harvesting Rates Los Angeles, CA – July 15, 2009 – OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true ...Read More

Patented GaiaSoil emulates and enhances essential properties of high-quality, natural soil, including water retention, nutrient delivery, capillary action, and drainage. The main ingredient in GaiaSoil is non-toxic recycled expanded polystyrene foam coated with an organic pectin, and mixed with a  finished ...Read More

In a rapidly urbanizing world where the majority of people now live in cities, localization requires that food and fuel be produced in an urban context. At present, there are no examples of a locally sustained urban community anywhere in ...Read More