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DIY Algae to Hydrogen Bioreactor

DIY Algae to Hydrogen Bioreactor

Postby cacofonix » Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:06 pm

Came across an interesting project on hydrogen generation from algae, and that DIY, from this page ( http://www.futurefarmers.com/survey/algae.php ) @ Future Farmers Project Site.

"DIY Algae/Hydrogen Kit was a first time collaboration between Amy Franceschini and Jonathan Meuser. Currently scientists are testing and generating strains of algae to determine which one most efficiently produces hydrogen in a process called "biophotolysis". This is an exciting sector of research, but most of the activity takes place under highly controlled environments in laboratories within universities. Amy was interested in creating a "backyard/DIY" model which would allow people (not only scientists) to produce hydrogen. The notion of people producing their own power is exciting. Researcher, Jonathan Meuser used this opportunity to exhibit a model of "biophotolysis" to test a system in his backyard. His test was a success, in that it produced hydrogen and could demonstrate the process using off the shelf and found supplies."

Methinks all of you folks who are DIY enthusiasts should check out the kit they have given at the page
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Re: DIY Algae to Hydrogen Bioreactor

Postby jameshood » Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:58 am

It's a nice post over here.
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