We Can Power The World With Algae!

Scientists are always looking for alternatives to fossil fuels, but what about algae? Can algae be used to create biofuel?

How Algae Could Change The Fossil Fuel Industry – https://youtu.be/yCNkmi7VE0I
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What Are Algae?
http://www.livescience.com/54979-what-are-algae.html
“Algae are a diverse group of aquatic organisms that have the ability to conduct photosynthesis. Certain algae are familiar to most people; for instance, seaweeds (such as kelp or phytoplankton), pond scum or the algal blooms in lakes. However, there exists a vast and varied world of algae that are not only helpful to us, but are critical to our existence.”

Biofuels from algae: challenges and potential
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3152439/
“Algae biofuels may provide a viable alternative to fossil fuels; however, this technology must overcome a number of hurdles before it can compete in the fuel market and be broadly deployed.”

Biofuels: The Original Car Fuel
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/biofuel-profile/
“Biofuels have been around as long as cars have. At the start of the 20th century, Henry Ford planned to fuel his Model Ts with ethanol, and early diesel engines were shown to run on peanut oil.”
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