A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology has discovered a bacterium that can produce hydrogen. Dr. Melanie Mormile, professor of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, and her team discovered the bacterium Halanaerobium hydrogeninformans in Soap Lake, Washington. In her first single-author article, Mormile’s findings were featured in the Nov. 19 edition of Frontiers […]

Keerthi Venkataramanan, a student in University of Alabama Huntsville’s biotechnology PhD program has found a strain of bacteria deep in the soil and is studying its ability to convert waste from biodiesel fuel into several useful materials, including another alternative fuel. Venkataramanan is developing biological tools to make products from crude glycerol – the main […]