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Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
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2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
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