Scientists think microalgae could be the answer to slashing CO2 levels and serve as a more effective, eco-friendly biofuel
By Jaya Jiwatram
Posted 07.18.2008 at 1:39 pm 9 Comments
Last week scientists were extolling the virtues of duckweed—this week, another type of pond scum is being called a possible savior. Norwegian scientists believe microalgae could slash CO2 levels—responsible for a lot of our global warming woes—and even be tapped for a more effective biofuel in the future.
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