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Molecular Scissors Help Trim the Cost of New Biofuel

May 28th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

The halcyon days of corn ethanol will soon be but a fleeting memory in the world of biofuels, as new possibilities open up in more sustainable sources, from algae and waste cooking oil to orange peels and poplar trees. A team at Arizona State University is even focusing on the ability of bacteria to secrete energy-rich fats for biofuel. Though the research looks promising, cost has been a key sticking point

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