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Cyanobacteria for solar fuel

ASU researchers are developing optimized versions of cyanobacteria to produce biofuel.

Algae energy

ASU scientists are working to make cost-effective, renewable fuel from algae.

Fuels of green

Where some people see slime, Milt Sommerfeld and his colleagues see fuel and food. They believe algae can provide solutions to some of the trickiest environmental problems looming right in front of us.

Shedding light on photosynthesis

By crystallizing and imaging photosystem I, scientists are learning how the 2.5-billion-year-old process of photosynthesis actually works.

Bacteria for biofuel

Cyanobacteria invented a perfect way to extract energy from the sun more than 2 billion years ago. Wim Vermaas thinks these busy bacteria would make an excellent biofuel.

Catching some rays: Harnessing the power of photosynthesis

Photosynthesis may hold the key to curing humans of their addiction to oil and other fossil fuels.