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Fuel-producing Geobacter receives support from new research grant

not exactly algae but a very interesting approach:

Last week, the US Department of Energy awarded $106 million to 37 projects to support the development of advanced energy technologies. One of the promising projects is Geobacter, named after a bacterial species that uses electric current to convert carbon dioxide into transportation fuels such as butanol. Led by microbiologist Derek Lovley and colleagues from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the project received an initial $1 million research grant to expand its research.
Wed May 05 2010 11:32:37 AM by PatrickLeeds 1354 views
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