Genetically-Engineered Trees Can Dissolve Themselves into Fuel

Click to view » 8/15/08 3:36pm 8/15/08 3:36pmWorried about all the energy that's required to break poplar trees down into usable fuel? Never fear: We'll just stick some fungus genes into that poplar so that the tree can rapidly ferment itself as soon as it's chopped down. A self-fermenting tree can practically turn itself into fuel. That's exactly…