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Scientists Discover Microbes That Turn Newspaper Into Biofuel via @GreenCarReports

Scientists Discover Microbes That Turn Newspaper Into Biofuel via @GreenCarReports

By Kurt Ernst Kurt Ernst Contributor BIO Kurt has been fascinated by anything with wheels and a motor for a long time. Growing up, he spent his spare time turning wrenches and pumping gas in... More LATEST ARTICLE Scientists Discover Microbes That Turn Newspaper Into Biofuel Wouldn’t it be great if old newspapers and junk mail could be used to generate biofuel... Read More #4 LEADERBOARD RANK 403 ARTICLES CONTRIBUTED 0 COMMENTS POSTED 68 views August 29, 2011 Molecule Model of Isobutanol Enlarge Photo Share This Page: News In Your Inbox Green Car Reports Sign Up Wouldn’t it be great if old newspapers and junk mail could be used to generate biofuel, instead of taking up space in landfills? Tulane University scientists have discovered a strain of bacteria capable of turning old newspaper into butanol. Better yet, the newly-discovered bacteria is capable of doing so in the pr...

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