Barack Obama has publicly supported algae as a biofuel. Critics says it’s as far-fetched as Newt Gingrich’s ideas of living on the moon. Now a scientist says he’s made a breakthrough: he’s making algae capable of producing 400% more hydrogen. Could algae be the solution, not only for US energy independence, but for climate change too?
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