Plants, Not Plants
In Middleton, Wisconsin, an NSF-supported small business is expanding on ways to make everything from biopesticides to vaccines – all on the surface of leaves! How does this innovative approach to chemical manufacturing help us use the greenest, most renewable chemical factories on earth? Ryan and Colin Shepherd of Phyllotech take us through the process they use to synthesize certain made-to-order biochemicals on tobacco leaves. More information at www.nsf.gov, and www.phyllotech.com
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