Conference starts in Minneapolis for algae as alternative fuel

It's green, slimy and just might be the fuel for tomorrow's energy. At least that's what has some 800 people coming to Minneapolis to talk over in the 5th annual Algae Biomass Summit.
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It's green, slimy and just might be the fuel for tomorrow's energy. At least that's what has some 800 people coming to Minneapolis to talk over in the 5th annual Algae Biomass Summit.

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