How diatoms grab sunlight could lead to better biofuels

The way diatoms—algae that produces 20% of the Earth's oxygen—harness solar energy could lead to cheaper, more efficient biofuels.

Todd Bates-Rutgers | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology algae fossil-fuels photosynthesis renewable-fuels

Sun-loving microbe chows down on electricity for fuel

New research pinpoints the cellular processes that allow certain bacteria to "eat" electricity to fuel their growth.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL | March 29, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology bacteria carbon-dioxide electricity photosynthesis

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