Saturday, December 22, 2012

Sugarcoating

Venezuelan sugar cane (Saccharum) harvested fo...
Venezuelan sugar cane (Saccharum) harvested for processing. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Bioengineering has much to offer. Energy can be bioengineered. And there might not be green house gases.

Bacteria Use Photosynthesis to Make Sugar for Biofuels
ultra-cheap sugar at high yields using photosynthetic microörganisms ..... 10 times more sugar per acre than sugarcane. It expects it can further engineer the bacteria to increase this yield, to as high as 30 times more sugar per acre than sugarcane.
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