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Algae Into Crude Oil In Less Than An Hour

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The great potential for algae to be used as an alternative fuel has long been realized and researched–the trick so far has been putting it into practice. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington have discovered a way to “cook” and process algae into crude oil in less than an hour. Check it out: Since studies have shown that the entire planet will run out of crude oil sometime in the mid-21st century, alternative methods of creating crude oil are necessary, since the transition to electric vehicles won’t nearly be complete by that… read more