13 December 2008

Researchers: Long Island Sound Algae as Biodiesel Source?

“Algae might be near the bottom on the totem pole of life, but they could someday help power your car, and researchers from the University of New Haven will use a state grant to find out if any species found in Long Island Sound could become a viable source of biodiesel fuel.

"There are several [species] that hold promise….

“Research into the uses of algae is blooming around the world, but this is the first time that anyone has studied whether what grows in Long Island Sound can be used…."

Read the whole article: Hartford Courant

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