Jun 1, 2016

Genetically modified bacteria converts CO2 into liquid fuels

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, energy, genetics, transportation

Daniel G. Nocera, the Harvard professor who made headlines five years ago when he unveiled an artificial leaf, recently unveiled his latest work: an engineered bacteria that converts hydrogen and carbon dioxide into alcohols and biomass. One can be used directly as fuel to power vehicles that run on conventional fuels, while the other can be burned for energy.

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