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Problem seaweed could provide biofuel solution

Monday 20 Oct 14 12:00pm

By PAUL BROWN.- It has often been used as a farmland fertiliser, and in some communities it is eaten as a vegetable, but now researchers believe that seaweed could power our cars and heat our homes.

One species of algae in particular, sugar kelp (Laminaria saccharina), is exciting scientists from Norway.

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