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Miracle Substance Born from Water

Energy providers: Sarah Rocke cultivates algae in bioreactors with the least possible expenditure of energy. Photo: KIT

A tasty ingredient in sushi or an annoying nuisance in the garden pond - this is for what algae have been widely known so far. Scientists will not be satisfied by this limited view. They test their utilisation for filling up fuel tanks, for cosmetic products and even for space travel.

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