ASU receives $15 million for algae alternative fuel research
October 10, 2012, 2:07 p.m. by Melissa Hincha-Ownby
The $15 million U.S. Department of Energy grant was awarded to the Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership at Arizona State University.
'Algae Opera': Singer grows edible algae with her breath
October 2, 2012, 12:27 p.m. by John Platt
The opera envisions a world in the not-so-distant future of 2060 where algae have become the world's dominant food source. Is this really music or just an curious commentary?
Algae clogs newly renovated Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in D.C.
September 27, 2012, 10:35 a.m. by John Platt
The $34 million renovation took two years and will conserve millions of gallons of water a year, but the improvements have made the famous pool decidedly unreflective.
D.C.'s reflecting pool is full of algae after $34 million renovation
September 27, 2012, 9:36 a.m.
Video: The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool reopened to the public at the end of August, after an almost 2-year renovation costing $34 million. After being recently filled back up with water, it is now full of algae. Ironically, the new pool was inte
How algae could change your world (or at least your car)
July 1, 2011, 3:52 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Algae-based fuels are finally reaching the commercial stage, and they're already in airplanes and U.S. Navy ships. And they could be coming soon to a gas station near you.
Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' may reach record size this summer
May 25, 2011, 1:50 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Historic floods and relentless storms are expected to boost the dead zone up to 15 percent larger than ever before, experts say.
Biofuel from algae could compete with oil, according to report
March 16, 2011, 10:19 a.m. by John Platt
Biotech company says it can make algal biofuel at significantly lower costs by increasing the lipid content of algae.
Environmental entrepreneurs: Firing up algae fuel
November 1, 2010, 4:55 p.m.
Video: Algae fuel start-ups across the country are getting closer to commercial-scale production of the environmentally friendly fuel, thanks to government investment.
Eco-friendly dishwashing detergents fall short with consumers
September 21, 2010, 12:30 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Reduction of dangerous phosphates in cleaners has some protesting lack of cleaning prowess.
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