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Searching in the Microbial World for Efficient Ways to Produce Biofuel


Science & Tech  (tags: research, microbes, abcteria, enzymes, switchgrass, cows, rumen, biofuel, cellulose )

Nancy
- 1465 days ago - sciencedaily.com
With the help of genetic materials from a cow's rumen, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are developing new ways to break down plant fibers for conversion into biofuel. To convert corn stover and switchgrass into biofuel,



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Phil R. (29)
Friday September 24, 2010, 9:54 am
This is good. But let's not forget that we would still burning something and adding to greenhouse gasses (CO2 and water vapor). I think we should be looking for a way to produce electric power that doesn't require combustion...at the very least we should confine that method of energy production to power plants.
Our vehicles should be electric....that electricity can come from a variety of sources.
 

Gary C. (5)
Saturday September 25, 2010, 9:08 am
noted thankyou...
 
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