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From Feces to Fuel - Scientist Sees Potential in Poop-Power

Date:
May 25, 2012
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Reuters / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
Researchers are trying to convert human fecal waste into butanol to power cars of the future. Butanol is a high-energy fuel similar to gasoline. Using genetically engineered fungus, a scientist at Washington University in St. Louis believes it could one day be produced from one of the world' s most plentiful waste products.
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