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Microorganism-Created Fuel on Display at Infineon Raceway

August 26, 2011 | 1:53 pm

Microorganism-Created Fuel on Display at Infineon Raceway

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Bioengineering is now being used to create a renewable fuel alternative to petroleum diesel. But unlike biodiesel, which is made from vegetable oil, this fuel is created by microorganisms. Scientists at Emeryville-based Amyris, known for their work with the anti-malarial drug Artemisinin, have devised a process for synthesizing hydrocarbons similar to those found in regular […]

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