Algae in general have been researched by more than 4,000 scientists worldwide in the past 60 years. The BAC blends have been initially researched and formulated during 15 years totaling more than 20,000 person years (when taking into account all personal involved including supportive farm workers, etc.) . This research was done under the sponsorship of the Academy of Sciences, then under the Nutrition Department of the Ministry of Agriculture of the former Soviet Union. Find additional research here: Supporting Research.