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Flower power! Dandelions make car tires?

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August 20, 2014
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Reuters - Business Video Online / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
Forget rolling on rubber, could car drivers soon be traveling on tires made from dandelions? Teams of scientists are racing to breed a type of the yellow flower whose taproot has a milky fluid with tire-grade rubber particles in it. As Joanna Partridge reports, global tire makers are investing millions in research into a new tire source. Video provided by Reuters
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