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Scientists Mix Species, Build Tool That Could Help Fight Climate Change

VOA News Thursday, 1 December 2016
Part animal, part vegetable, part microbe, an entirely new assemblage of cellular machinery makes useful chemical building blocks out of planet-warming carbon dioxide, and does it more efficiently than plants do. Researchers from one of the Max Planck Institutes in Germany have combined enzymes from nine different species to create a novel new way to "fix" CO2, turning it from a gas into an organic compound that can be used to make fuels, plastics, drugs and more. The...
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