How Algae May Absorb Carbon Dioxide From Coal-Fired Power Plants03:44
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Arizona State University research technician Mary Cuevas tests water at Coronado Generating Station in St. Johns, Arizona. (Courtesy of Patty Garcia-Likens/SRP)
Arizona State University research technician Mary Cuevas tests water at Coronado Generating Station in St. Johns, Arizona. (Courtesy of Patty Garcia-Likens/SRP)
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Algae are simple plants and found pretty much everywhere on the planet. At Arizona State University's Center for Algae Technology and Innovation, researchers there hope these algae plants can absorb carbon dioxide from power plants.

The algae could be used for fuel, food and medicine. Andrew Bernier from Here & Now contributor KJZZ has the story.

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Andrew Bernier, senior field correspondent for science and innovation for KJZZ in Phoenix. He tweets @andrewnbernier.

This segment aired on August 4, 2016.

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