Topic: Thermosynechococcus elongatus

Biologists Use Bacteria from Hot Springs to Reveal Clues To Evolution of Early Life and To Unlock Biofuels' Potential

June 9, 2010

A bacteria that lives in hot springs in Japan may help solve one of the mysteries of the early evolution of complex organisms, according to a study just published in PLoS Biology.

It may also be the key to breaking through a frustrating bottleneck in 21st century biofuel production.

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