ASU professor sees gold in green algae

February 2, 2009

By hammersmith

[Source: East Valley Tribune, Daniel Newhauser] – Massive amounts of algae growing in a backyard pool might spur one to grab a bottle of chlorine and start scrubbing.Not Milton Sommerfeld.

 Though he’s no pool guy, to him it’s green gold.


The 40-year veteran ASU professor and algologist has spent more than two decades nurturing the idea of extracting biofuel from algae.

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