Kurt Langberg

Kurt Langberg

Apr 10, 2019

Group 6 Copy 213
0
Please wait...

About This Project

We intend to test the efficacy of Spirulina platensis (Sp.) to pull carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere via respiratory metabolism. Kombucha, which produces CO2 as a byproduct, will be grown in an enclosed environment next to a culture of Sp. A CO2 meter will be used to measure the CO2 levels produced by the kombucha culture in the presence and absence of Sp. Sp. concentration will be monitored via hemocytometer to correlate CO2 reduction with the amount of Sp. present.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Can we produce composite leather by biodegrading textile waste, using mycelium?

Can textile waste be repurposed and recycled as a raw material for the growth of mycelium leathers? Textile...

Carbon sequestration potential of fungally produced composts

Our previous study on the decay of forest waste products found that the compost produced by wild fungi holds...

An initial exploration of in-situ underwater genetic sequencing

Our goal is to adapt portable genome sequencing technology for high-pressure, underwater environments. Currently...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 39 people