Posts Tagged ‘biology‘

Microbes may hold the key to future high-tech meds and materials

When most people think about advanced technology, they imagine robots or hypersonic vehicles or new additions to the Internet of Things. But there is another tool that may have more high-tech potential than anything else: biology. “Biology can do things that no other man-made technology

“Paradigm Shift” Reported In Making Biofuel From Plants

txchnologist: by Michael Keller The possibility of using nonfood plants to cheaply and sustainably fuel our vehicles may have just veered into the fast lane. Scientists report they have successfully genetically engineered bacteria to convert complex carbohydrates in tough grasses directly into ethanol, a type