Biofuel can be made from all kinds of materials, including whiskey and gelatinous sea creatures. Producers are always looking for ways to break these materials down more efficiently, and Mississippi State University researchers have found an unusual means: panda poop. It turns out the bacteria that dwell within the cute creatures are really good at breaking down biomass, which isn’t surprising considering the volume of bamboo that pandas eat.

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