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Arizona State University

Green Photosynthetic Bacteria

Caption: Photosynthetic microbes called cyanobacteria offer attractive advantages over the use of plants like corn or switchgrass, producing many times the energy yield with energy input from the sun and without the necessity of taking arable cropland out of production.

Credit: Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University

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