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Turning algae into renewable fuel


April 19, 2010

For the last 25 years, ASU scientists have been working to make cost-effective, renewable fuel from algae. Named one of Time magazine's 50 best inventions in 2008, algae oil may be the key to renewable energy production and dramatically change the way we operate within the next 10 years.

Milton Sommerfeld, co-director of the http://larb.asu.edu/" target="_blank">Laboratory for Algae Research and Biotechnology, explains the process.