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Students on cutting edge of alternative energy

Students on cutting edge of alternative energy

 Thornton Academy students are conducting experiments on algae that will be used for alternative energy research. Irving Backman, a Newton Centre, Mass., resident who graduated from Thornton in 1943, has given a science class financial support to provide him with data on algae as he researches the likelihood of using the plant to make biodiesel. [...]


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