Discovery makes CO2-based biofuels possible, researcher says

03/26/2013 | United Press International

A scientist at the University of Georgia and colleagues found a way to convert carbon dioxide into biofuels and other products with the help of a biotech form of the Pyrococcus furiosus. "We can take carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere and turn it into useful products like fuels and chemicals without having to go through the inefficient process of growing plants and extracting sugars from biomass," biotechnologist Michael Adams said.

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