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Prof Milton Sommerfeld exploring the possibilities of algae as super food, fuel, fertilizer and more

[USA] Milton Sommerfeld can see the future in puddles.

One of the nation’s top experts on algae, Sommerfeld has spent almost 50 years cracking dozens of uses for the plant. Continue reading Prof Milton Sommerfeld exploring the possibilities of algae as super food, fuel, fertilizer and more

Algae from clogged waterways could serve as biofuels and fertilizer

DENVER, March 25, 2015 — Water-borne algal blooms from farm fertilizer runoff can destroy aquatic life and clog rivers and lakes, but scientists will report today that they are working on a way to clean up these environmental scourges and turn them into useful products. The algae could serve as a feedstock for biofuels, and the feedstock leftovers could be recycled Continue reading Algae from clogged waterways could serve as biofuels and fertilizer