Genetic engineers think they can create scientific lifeforms that will let us grow energy as easily as we do food!
The reality factor is a 4 out of 5. 5 being we either are using it now or we are slowly making progress and 1 is probably not able to do it and we are figuring it out.
"We think this field has a tremendous potential to replace the petrochemical industry, possibly with-in a decade!" said J. Craig Venter.
These are microbes that capture carbon dioxide from smokestacks of a power plant.