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Lynd 13 (0:49)
Topic(s): Biofuels / Renewable
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Let me start by putting this in very personal terms. I see the transition to sustainable and secure energy sources as one of the biggest challenges of our time, and basically decided to devote my life to frankly trying to being of— to trying to be of service in that domain. So my skills are those of a biologist. Photosynthesis is actually where the vast majority of energy in the biosphere comes from, makes the world go round, a form of solar energy. And so the question is, "Well, what do we need that's useful, that we can make out of cellulosic biomass or out of photosynthesis and how do we make it?"

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