Algae to Ethenol, two stories on this

What will they think of next?  Scientists have started looking at algae as a potential fuel source.  These plants product a huge amount of biomass and are about 50% oil according to this article making them a good candidate.  Two interesting articles here.

http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/04/01/algae.oil/index.html

http://blog.mlive.com/chronicle/2008/03/wmu_researchers_to_study_how_t.html

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