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Science of Innovation (2013): Biofuels

A new approach to producing biofuels that uses a marine bacterium called Saccharophagus degradans that left otherwise alone, is mostly known for its damaging impact on the environment.

In celebration of the 165th birthday of one of America's greatest innovators, Thomas Edison, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and NBC Learn produced this 11-part series narrated by Ann Curry highlighting innovators from across the country.

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