Content Tagged with: biofuel

Experiments in growing algae without sunlight

Elizabeth Hann, a doctoral student in plant biology at UC Riverside, is using a two-year, $60,000 fellowship from the Link Foundation to test whether she can grow algae for biofuels completely in the dark using solar-generated electricity.

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

Supercomputing improves biomass fuel conversion

Researchers combine supercomputing with nano-imaging to reveal how to efficiently break down plant biomass and transform it into transportation fuels

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology