Fly's rare fat could hold secret to cold-tolerant biofuels

05/2/2014 | Woodstock Sentinel-Review (Ontario)

The goldenrod gall fly's ability to withstand freezing temperatures could help in the development of biofuels that would remain usable even in harsh winter conditions, according to a report in The Journal of Experimental Biology. Goldenrod gall flies stay alive in subzero temperatures because of a rare type of fat in their bodies, the report stated.

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