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
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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