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Researchers engineer bacteria that create fertilizer out of thin air


July 16, 2018

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A team at Washington University in St. Louis has created a bacteria that uses photosynthesis to create oxygen during the day and at night, uses nitrogen to create chlorophyll for photosynthesis. This development could lead to plants that do the same, eliminating the use of some -- or possibly all -- man-made fertilizer, which has a high environmental cost. Full Story

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Washington University in St. Louis

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