Scientists are Berkeley Lab are tasked with the unpleasant duty of examining insects. Specifically, they are researching how a type of beetle extracts energy from plant fibers. The scientists want to eventually uncover how microbes that are in the guts of beetles draw the energy from the plants, so they can convert plants to biofuels in a quicker manner.

 

 

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The Future of Energy Is Hidden in the Guts of Insects

This presentation from Berkeley Lab scientist Javier Ceja-Navarro hints at a strange new future for agriculture and energy production. I’m willing to bet it’s like nothing that you ever imagined. Ceja-Navarro is one of many researchers at Berkeley Lab …

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