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Purdue University: DOE Career Award to Help Scientists Use Giraffe Dung to Make Biofuels

Aug 06, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSscienceresearch] -- Purdue University issued the following news release:

People use enzymes to create fuels from plants, fungi to produce antimalarial drugs, and E. coli bacteria to generate life-saving insulin. These systems are attractive because they are sustainable and rely on renewable plant biomass, but they are still wildly inefficient.

Kevin Solomon, a Purdue assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, plans to improve the efficiency ...