Turning algae into biofuel

“Algae is usually thought of as a bad thing but turns out it can can be turned into biofuel and jet fuel.

“Basically what we’re doing is taking whole algae, harvested, and dried, and we’re pressure cooking it. Kind of like you do with your turkey over Thanksgiving,” said mentor to Yang Han and Research Professor Kent Hoekman.

Kent Hoekman and his student Yang Han have been turning algae into biofuel for the past couple of years — fuel that could be used for things like driving your car, or even flying a plane.”

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