Algae

August 7, 2014, 7am PDT
On Monday, August 4, half a million people in the Toledo, Ohio metro region could once again drink from their water taps after a weekend without safe drinking water due to a toxin resulting from an algal bloom in the city's water supply, Lake Erie.
The Wall Street Journal
June 11, 2013, 6am PDT
Cate St Hill examines the futuristic systems being employed by the most biologically advanced buildings in the world.
Building Design
November 8, 2010, 9am PST
Last year, the idea that diesel fuel could be created using algae was all over the news. Unfortunately, the effort can only work on a very small scale that makes no sense, says Jonathan Marshall of PG&E.
Next100
November 17, 2009, 1pm PST
UCLA's cityLAB sponsored a competition to envision new ways public works projects could be used to improve the country's infrastructure. The winning idea: algae-based urban parks connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Fast Company
November 11, 2009, 10am PST
Researchers are experimenting with using LEDs to grow algae in abandoned mines to be used for biofuels.
Scientific American
March 12, 2009, 7am PDT
Treehugger recently heralded fuel-producing algae the hottest green technology going. GOOD Magazine takes a clear-eyed look at the promise and the pitfalls.
GOOD Magazine