Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Published: Sunday, 27 Feb 2011 | 11:32 AM ET Text Size

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - A Massachusetts biotechnology company says it can produce the fuel that runs Jaguars and jet engines using the same ingredients that make grass grow.

Joule Unlimited has invented a genetically-engineered organism that it says simply secretes diesel fuel or ethanol wherever it finds sunlight, water and carbon dioxide.

Rise of the machines not so far-fetched?