Scientists at the University of California have genetically engineered blue-green algar to grow chemical precursors to fuels and plastics. This could be the first step towards replacing fossil fuels as raw materials for plastics.
More info here (original paper )
Image: Oscillatoria provided by the University of Wisconsin Botanical Images Collection.

Scientists at the University of California have genetically engineered blue-green algar to grow chemical precursors to fuels and plastics. This could be the first step towards replacing fossil fuels as raw materials for plastics.

More info here (original paper )

Image: Oscillatoria provided by the University of Wisconsin Botanical Images Collection.

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