This episode: Supercritical carbon dioxide and bacteria that can grow in it make a great combination for biofuel production!
This episode: Purple phototrophic bacteria could use certain kinds of wastewater, along with electric current, to produce valuable products like hydrogen without much waste!
This episode: Engineering yeast to control their metabolism using light and dark for the production of advanced biofuels and chemicals!
This episode: Bacteria that contain tiny magnets can generate an electric current!
This episode: I talk with Dr. Walter Sandoval-Espinola, a researcher from Paraguay, now a postdoc at Harvard, about his discovery that biofuel-producing bacteria Clostridium beijerinckii can also transform CO2 and carbon monoxide into biofuels!
This episode: Microbes with complementary abilities help each other grow and produce useful stuff from the air!
Scientists build a battery out of microbes and electrodes that can store and release electricity repeatedly!
Adding exotic elements to convert spore-forming bacteria into light-capturing cyborgs that convert carbon dioxide into useful chemicals!