One-minute oil.

According to Science Daily, engineers from Michigan had a breakthrough yesterday by “pressure cooking” algae to create biocrude in a minute. To make their one-minute biocrude, Savage and Julia Faeth, a doctoral student in Savage’s lab, filled a steel pipe connector with 1.5 milliliters of wet algae, capped it and plunged it into 1,100-degree Fahrenheit … Continue reading