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Flower power! Dandelions make car tyres?

by Reuters Videos 2:21 mins

Flower power! Dandelions make car tyres?

by Reuters Videos 2:21 mins

Forget rolling on rubber, could car drivers soon be travelling on tyres made from dandelions? Teams of scientists are racing to breed a type of the yellow flower whose taproot has a milky fluid with tyre-grade rubber particles in it. As Joanna Partridge reports, global tyre makers are investing millions in research into a new tyre source.

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