Startups and researchers betting biobutanol beats bioethanol as the fuel of the future

Hans Blaschek, a researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, recently authored a highly publicized paper outlining the properties of Clostridium beijerinckii, a microbe that can process both fivec-carbon and six-carbon sugars to make biobutanol (butanol created from biomass). This ...

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