Air Force awards New Mexico State $2.36M for algae research

November 26, 2010 |

In New Mexico, the US Air Force has granted New Mexico State University $2.364 million towards algal research to study better ways to grow algae and refine its oil while working with the University of Central Florida to determine the effects of algae-based fuel on jet engines. Project researchers say they must increase the biomass weight of algae, increase the lipid content and focus on harvesting and extraction techniques.

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