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09:21

Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria

Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria

Researchers have engineered the harmless gut bacteria E.coli to generate renewable propane

The development is a step towards commercial production of a source of fuel that could one day provide an alternative to fossil fuels. Propane is an appealing source of cleaner fuel because it has an existing global market. It is already produced as a by-product during natural gas processing and petroleum refining, but both are finite resources. In its current form it makes up the bulk of LPG... More »

 

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