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'Nano-reactor' created for the production of hydrogen biofuel: Combining bacterial genes, virus shell creates a highly e

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Scientists at Indiana University have created a highly efficient biomaterial that catalyzes the formation of hydrogen -- one half of the 'holy grail' of splitting H2O to make hydrogen and oxygen for fueling cheap and efficient cars that run on water. A modified enzyme that gains strength from being protected within the protein shell -- or 'capsid' -- of a bacterial virus, this new material is 150 times more efficient than the unaltered form of the enzyme.

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