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Future Chemistry from the Distant Past

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Credit: bluebay2014/Adobe

By James Behrendorff, Yosephine Gumulya & Elizabeth Gillam

Enzymes resurrected from the past can survive tough industrial conditions better than their modern-day counterparts, leading to safer drugs and better biofuels.

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