Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plastics and fuels

University of Colorado at Boulder University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for chemicals. By using light-activated quantum dots to fire particular enzymes within microbial cells,…

Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plastics and fuels

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plastics and fuels, Wed 12 Jun 19 from Watts Up With That?

Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plastics and fuels, Mon 10 Jun 19 from Eurekalert

Nanobio-Hybrid Organisms Use Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen to Produce Plastics and Fuels

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) have successfully produced nanobio-hybrid organisms that can use airborne nitrogen and carbon dioxide (CO2) to create a wide range ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from AZoNano

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