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Alternative fuel from cyanobacteria

Truman Fellow Anne Ruffing looks at a flask of cyanobacteria with precipitated fatty acid floating on top. She has engineered two strains of cyanobacteria to produce free fatty acids, a precursor to fuels, as she studies the direct conversion of carbon dioxide into biofuels by photosynthetic organisms.

 

Read more at share.sandia.gov/news/resources/news_releases/cyanobacter...

 

Photo by Randy Montoya.

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Taken on December 5, 2012