A tweaked yeast can make ethanol from cornstalks and a harvest’s other leftovers

07/07/2021
Media Credits: UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD
Media Credits: UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD

(Science News) -- When corn farmers harvest their crop, they often leave the stalks, leaves and spent cobs to rot in the fields. Now, engineers have fashioned a new strain of yeast that can convert this inedible debris into ethanol, a biofuel...(read more)