U.S. scientists have found a way to quickly and efficiently processing seaweed into biofuel. U.S. National Science Foundation reports that the thermal processing of raw materials took literally one minute. experiment's objective was to mimic the natural processes of marine microorganisms to convert into crude oil. As raw materials are taken unicellular green algae nannochloropsis. truth, experts say it is too early to talk about the practical use of a new method for making biofuels.