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“Directed evolution” may save our polluted planet. At least, chemical engineer Dr. Frances Arnold sees it that way.

The recent National Medal of Technology and Innovation recipient is credited with pioneering the technique of directed evolution, a method used to engineer proteins or evolve certain organisms, leading to the revolutionary production of renewable fuels and chemicals, among other results.

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