CO2-eating bacteria can turn greenhouse gas into commodities
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CO2-eating bacteria can turn greenhouse gas into commodities

Dr Igor Vassilev
Dr Igor Vassilev

Scientists have found a way to turn microorganisms into mini-factories that help fight climate change while producing useful chemicals and fuels.

In 10 seconds? Research teams have shown that by tweaking enzymes inside bacteria or by supplying electricity to microbial cells, microorganisms can convert CO2 into valuable commodities. This is a win-win for climate policies and sustainable industrial production!

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