Propane made with renewable process for the first time

Propane made with renewable process for the first time

Scientists modify E coli genes to produce gas that can power cars and heat homes

Adam Vaughan theguardian.com,

 

A gas which can power cars and heat homes has been made using a renewable

process for the first time.

Propane, which makes up the bulk component of liquefied natural gas (LPG),

has previously only ever been produced from fossil fuels.

But a team of scientists at Imperial College in London has successfully

demonstrated that they can make propane from glucose using a genetically

engineered version of bacterium E coli.

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I have been working in educational ecology for seven year. I am interested in social ecology and degrowth. I like to introduce these subjects through a playful approach and practical and involve guys and children. I am from Italy. I was born in San Severo (FG) but now I am living in Exeter. I work at the University of Exeter, but at the same time I am studying GCSE English and Maths at the Exeter College. I attended three creative writing course at the Exeter College and I published an anthology of 17 short stories with Lulu, a self publishing company. I like creative activities, art, writing and reading

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