Algae

08.21.13
Dino Pet: marine algae in a sauropod-shaped case that glow when irritated
08.21.13

Dino Pet: marine algae in a sauropod-shaped case that glow when irritated

Build a better Sea Monkey and the world will -- well, fund your Kickstarter campaign, hopefully. D...

By B. Heater,   08.21.13
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02.03.11
Shell Oil pulls the plug on its last algae biodiesel research project
02.03.11

Shell Oil pulls the plug on its last algae biodiesel research project

Algae biodiesel has looked so promising (as in 100 times more fuel than corn or soy) that the U.S....

By L. Dziuban,   02.03.11
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04.15.10
Stanford researchers harvest electricity from algae, unkempt pools become gold mines
04.15.10

Stanford researchers harvest electricity from algae, unkempt pools become gold mines

While we've seen plenty of stabs at viable green energy, from underwater turbines to the Bloom Box,...

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11.29.09
Ultrathin, algae-based batteries could charge things you never thought possible
11.29.09

Ultrathin, algae-based batteries could charge things you never thought possible

Somehow or another, we've figured out how to send mere mortals to the moon, create (and mass produce...

By D. Murph,   11.29.09
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03.17.08
GreenFuel Technologies signs deal to build algae fuel plant
03.17.08

GreenFuel Technologies signs deal to build algae fuel plant

As we've seen already, algae is big business these days, and it now looks like the alternative sourc...

By D. Melanson,   03.17.08
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02.22.08
Upstart Solazyme promises to make fuel from algae
02.22.08

Upstart Solazyme promises to make fuel from algae

It's not the first to turn to algae and biomass as a source of fuel, but upstart Solazyme seems to...

By D. Melanson,   02.22.08
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