WATCH: The Ferny Future of Fertilizer, Food & Fuel

I’m not a biology person, but I’m fascinated by this video and the Duke University science experiment starring in it. Turns out that the tiny aquatic fern called Azolla that millions of years ago helped cool the Earth so we could inhabit it has the potential of transforming the way we fertilize and grow food and fuel our homes, devices, businesses and vehicles. Scientists say Azolla holds the world record for speed of biomass production, meaning it can help grow plants or produce fuel in a cheaper, faster and more environmentally friendly way than any other method used today....

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