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Poop at the pump... could bug excrement power our cars?

With gas at $4 a gallon and politicians bickering about whether to drill here in our country, some scientists are getting creative about new ways to replace $140-a-barrel oil from Saudi Arabia.

A Silicon Valley company led by a former Shell executive and funded in part by Sun Micro-systems' co-founder is genetically altering microscopic bugs to make them excrete crude oil.

June 19, 2008 in Bugs in the news | Permalink


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Interesting site and story.

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