Tagged: Genetics

Engineering a Gasoline Producing Metabolically-Engineered Microorganism

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For many decades, we have been relying on fossil resources to produce liquid fuels such as gasoline, diesel, and many industrial and consumer chemicals for daily use. However, increasing strains on natural resources as well as environmental issues including global warming have triggered a strong interest in developing sustainable ways to obtain fuels and chemicals.
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Russian scientists to clone woolly mammoth

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Russian scientists to clone woolly mammoth | BBC News.

Other sources: MSNBC, AFP
It’s long been talked about,  now the Russian’s are going to attempt it.  The cloning and revival of a LONG DEAD species that disappeared from our planet many many years ago.

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