Put Down Oil Drill, Pick Up The Test Tube: Making Fuel From Yeast

Posted on the June 28th, 2013 under Business News by admin

Synthetic biologist Jay Keasling has already taught yeast to make the leading anti-malarial drug. His next project takes the technology a step further, using yeast to turn plant waste into diesel — and maybe gasoline and jet fuel, too.

» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

News

Leave a Reply




XHTML::
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>