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Energy

Will A Cactus Be Our Next Energy Source?

A world powered by prickly pears!
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Never thought you'd think twice about a cactus, right? Well, according to scientists' new reports, the prickly pear and other cacti have evolved to photosynthesize during extremely dry conditions, meaning it is viable for bioenergy as well as for carbon dioxide removal. 

Read Gizmodo's full explanation to find out more. 

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