The thought of turning your dinner table leftovers, old cardboard boxes and even dirty diapers into fuel for your car might sound ambitious, or even absurd. But scientists, bioengineers and profit-minded business people say they can do it, and it's becoming a part of Iowa's advanced biofuel landscape, according to an article produced by IowaWatch, an independent, nonprofit news organization of The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism. Although business and political challenges remain, engineers have concocted an expensive cocktail of chemicals called enzymes that are too small to see with the naked eye, but can devour landfill trash and turn it into a new fuel that can run the family car. Often called "trashanol" in the industry, this garbage-to-gas process contributes to energy independence. Click here to read the full article at