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More than 300,000 liters of water are used in large tubs, seen here, to grow and research algae.

A five–fold expansion of the algae lab at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus will help move Arizona to the forefront of algae–based research and production, Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday. Read more» 1

Researchers at the University of Arizona use these canals to help protect algae from overnight cold.

Anticipating a day when Arizona becomes a leader in producing algae for biofuel, a Tucson lawmaker is pushing to have algae farms and related facilities defined — and taxed — like any corn field or packing plant. Read more»