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Lab makes renewable diesel fuel from E. coli bacteria

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posted on Aug, 12 2008 @ 07:16 PM
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Lab makes renewable diesel fuel from E. coli bacteria


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The biotech company LS9 Inc. is using single-celled bacteria to create an oil equivalent. These petroleum "production facilities" are so small, you can see them only under a microscope.

"We started in my garage two years ago, and we're producing barrels today, so things are moving pretty quickly," said biochemist Stephen del Cardayre, LS9 vice president of research and development.
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sty

posted on Aug, 12 2008 @ 07:16 PM
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Diesel from sugars, using re-engineered e-coli bacteria. My question- we also have sugar inside our body - what if the bacteria will "adapt" to us?
Here is an interesting video, same subject:

video.google.com...

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