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June 14, 2018

A feat of reverse engineering!

NSF funded researchers @tuftsu have developed a genetically modified yeast that can more efficiently consume a sugar called xylose. Changing the menu for yeast from glucose to xylose can lead to many advances including biofuel production. For more information:

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