Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has reported, for the first time, the development of a novel strategy for microbial gasoline production through the metabolic engineering of E. coli bacteria. The Institute‚Äôs scientists succeeded in producing 580 mg […]

University of Minnesota researchers, with a breakthrough from graduate student Janice Frias of figuring out how to use a protein to transform fatty acids produced by bacteria into ketones that can be cracked to make hydrocarbon fuels has the university filing patents on the process. The ink is barely dry. U of M researchers have […]