(University of Utah) A team of University of Utah chemical engineers have developed a new kind of jet mixer for creating biomass from algae that extracts the lipids from the watery plants with much less energy than the older extraction method. This key discovery now puts this form of energy closer to becoming a viable, cost-effective alternative fuel.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-03/uou-tai022819.php