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Flower power! Dandelions make car tires?

by Reuters Videos 2:21 mins

Flower power! Dandelions make car tires?

by Reuters Videos 2:21 mins

Research teams are competing across the world to breed a type of dandelion native to Kazakhstan whose taproot yields a milky fluid with tyre-grade rubber particles in it. In Germany, molecular scientists are working to create a new strain of dandelion with a rubber yield that could secure the future of road transport. Joanna Partridge reports.

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