San Diego's Newest Green Industry: Algal Biofuels

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The San Diego region, home to more than 500 biotechnology companies, is poised to become a “Green Houston,” as world renowned geneticists, biologists, and engineers at UC San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute and other local research institutions join with their industry counterparts in a broad-scale research effort to develop advanced transportation fuels from algae. http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/thisweek/2009/05/04_algae.asp