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2010-06-04 09:40:51

Scientists have for the first time determined the complete genome sequence of a brown alga and opened a new door to the understanding of multicellularity and photosynthesis. With the world's first complete sequencing of a brown algal genome, an international research team has made a big leap towards understanding the evolution of two key prerequisites for higher life on Earth - multicellularity and photosynthesis. As the internationally renowned science magazine "Nature" reported in its...

2010-05-14 09:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer action movies may call for suspension of disbelief from audiences, but one superhero's penchant for a chlorophyll-rich drink to detoxify his body has real benefits, according to one medical expert. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100514/LA04961) "Chlorophyll has been shown to help reduce contaminants found in everyday life and that build up in the body over time," explains Mark Drucker, M.D. and co-founder of the Center for...

2010-04-26 16:19:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Chlorella Corporation, an international manufacturer of premium human and animal-grade chlorella green food products, confirmed today that its sponsored study, "Anti-inflammatory Effect of Chlorella pyrenoidosa on Chronic Dermatitis in Beagles," showed significant observed improvement in dogs suffering from this agitated dermal condition. The four-week, veterinary-supervised study involved subjects suffering from pre-existing dermatitis,...

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2010-04-16 08:31:19

A multicellular green alga, Volvox carteri, may have finally unlocked the secrets behind the evolution of different sexes. A team led by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has shown that the genetic region that determines sex in Volvox has changed dramatically relative to that of the closely related unicellular alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Their findings, which will be published in the April 16th issue of the journal Science, provide the first empirical support for a...

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2010-03-13 08:38:55

Botryococcus braunii algae contributed to existing petroleum deposits Using green algae to produce hydrocarbon oil for biofuel production is nothing new; nature has been doing so for hundreds of millions of years, according a Texas AgriLife Research scientist. "Oils from the green algae Botryococcus braunii can be readily detected in petroleum deposits and coal deposits suggesting that B. braunii has been a contributor to developing these deposits and may be the major contributor," said Dr....

2010-03-01 19:09:00

TORRANCE, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' dietary habits have been scrutinized for being dependent on processed, refined and incomplete foods. This has left many Americans to reassess the foods they eat and essentially reconstruct their personal food pyramids. "Incorporating more raw fruits and vegetables, while limiting the consumptions of polished grains, red meat and 'processed' foods that contain chemical additives and preservatives are helpful places to start," said...

2010-01-28 13:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of a new year, there is often a renewed focus on personal health and nutrition. According to experts, two key areas for health-conscious consumers this year are prebiotics and immune health. This is welcome news to leading chlorella manufacturer, Sun Chlorella, whose line of products addresses both categories. SPINS, the leading provider of information on the natural products industry, released its 2010 Trend Predictions. This...

2009-12-16 12:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Chlorella USA, a producer of premium chlorella green food products, has confirmed its "A" tablets are available at select Whole Foods Market stores, the world's leading natural and organic foods grocery chain. Whole Foods Market's quality standards provide a rigorous approval process to ensure customers that the brands they carry are healthful, efficacious, properly labeled and free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and hydrogenated...

2009-11-19 14:30:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With winter fast approaching and health and fitness trends top-of-mind, Sun Chlorella USA, a producer of premium chlorella green food products, is pleased to announce that its flagship "A" Tablets product was included as an essential daily whole food supplement for maintaining good health through the fall and winter seasons. Dr. Susan Jewell, a national health and wellness expert, has taken her "Right Remedy" message of new health tips, nutritious...

2009-08-31 17:17:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer winds down, school schedules may not be top-of-mind for empty-nesters. But keeping with the spirit of the back-to-school season, September provides a perfect time to brush up on nutrition lessons, take stock of your medicine cabinet and challenge your daily health routine. "While we can still take advantage of summer's fresh produce, ensuring a consistent supply of whole foods throughout the year can reap benefits for those focused on...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.