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'Tree power' attempts to harvest bio-energy

9/11/2009 01:00 PM EDT
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re: 'Tree power' attempts to harvest bio-energy
AlexKovnat   9/17/2009 12:37:23 PM
Trees as natural solar photovoltaic cells? Great! As I drive here and there in the course of my life, I see trees everywhere. So at least in theory, there's a lot of potential out there. But with so much biomass everywhere I still would also like to see development of practical ways to break down all that cellulose into simple sugars, for fermentation into ethanol.

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