Video: 16 yr-old Turns Algae to Biofuel and Wins Intel Science Award

Evie Sobczak is a freakin’ rock star, and you want to know her. Why? Because what started out as Evie’s 8th grade science fair project just won Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair. That’s a big deal because, as Sobczak puts it, “It’s, like, the biggest science fair ever!”

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No New Fail for BP Biofuels With New Sites in Brazil

Remember how BP decided to pass on its fines for not meeting its bioethanol sales quotas onto its customers? It raised prices at the pump so as not to cut into its profit margins. However, the oil giant has apparently taken the lesson to heart – BP just bought the biofuel firm Tropical BioEnergia S.A. in Brazil to the tune of $71 million (American).

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