A Truly Green Energy Source: Algae

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Ira Flatow and guests discuss the future of algae-based energy — including plans for a new algae-fueled power plant in Venice, Italy. Biologist Jerry Brand explains why biotech companies are snapping up samples from his extensive algae collection at the University of Texas at Austin.


Al Darzins, principal group manager, National Bioenergy Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo.

Jerry Brand, director of the culture collection of algae, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.



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