As the world increasingly considers hydrogen as a potential
biofuel, technology could benefit from having the genomes of such
microbes. “C. hydrogenoformans is one of
the fastest-growing microbes that can convert water and carbon
monoxide to hydrogen,” remarks TIGR evolutionary biologist Jonathan
Eisen, senior author of the PLoS Genetics study. “So if you're
interested in making clean fuels, this microbe makes an excellent
Via Robot Wisdom, Poison
+ water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how
This is really cool news, and just goes to show that for any problems we
create, we're clever enough to find a solution.
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