Jay Keasling Visits Colbert, Discusses Converting Yeast into Fuel

Jay Keasling of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California visited Stephen Colbert last night, explaining that the same yeast that we use to produce beer and bread will soon be fueling our cars and planes.

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Timothy B. Hurst

is the founder of ecopolitology and the executive editor at LiveOAK Media, a media network about the politics of energy and the environment, green business, cleantech, and green living. When not reading, writing, thinking or talking about environmental politics with anyone who will listen, Tim spends his time skiing in Colorado's high country, hiking with his dog, and getting dirty in his vegetable garden.