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Algal Magnetism

For years, researchers have been trying to find ways to turn algae into biofuel. Popular Science's Clay Dillow reports that researchers at Los Alamos National Lab have come up with a new method for harvesting algae that could reduce the cost of biofuel production — and possibly provide engineers with hours of fun. The team genetically engineered the algae to make it magnetic, Dillow says.

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