Lab-on-a-chip accelerates algal biofuel development

Lab-on-a-chip accelerates algal biofuel development

Significant improvements are still required to make algal biofuel commercially viable, such as developing better microalgal strains showing faster growth and higher oil production.
 To that end, a team led by Arum Han…

Texas A&M Scientists Funded to Speed up B. brauni

Texas A&M Scientists Funded to Speed up B. brauni

A team of researchers at Texas A&M has received a $2 million National Science Foundation grant to help speed up the process getting fuel-grade oil out of algae from the oil-rich alga, Botryococcus braunii…

Texas A&M Algae

Texas A&M Algae

A West Texas biofuels project at Texas A&M University looks at growing algae in large agricultural settings…

Algae Growth Sensor Developed at Texas A&M

According to Texas A&M University’s Robert Burns, writing in the Western Farm Press, Texas AgriLife Research engineer Dr. Alex Thomasson has developed an optical-electronic sensor…