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Texas A&M University Exposes Algae?s Secret Fossil Fuel Stash Posted by Narsi on Thu March 25 2010 05:41:47 AM 26

In the search for a high efficiency algae biofuel, a team of researchers lead by Texas A&M University has been delving into the inner workings of the Botryococcus braunii green algae, and they have discovered a direct connection between the algae and deposits of petroleum and coal. The discovery is significant because it could lead to the development of new strains of algae that produce the highest yield of biofuel compared to the amount of space needed to raise them.