The key to unlocking cleaner energy might be in our DNA, according to a new study by Stanford scientists. By combining synthetic DNA with microscopic particles, geothermal energy researchers at the university hope to tap into the widely available but often overlooked cleaner energy source all over the world.
Geothermal energy is thermal energy generated from within the Earth, according to BCC Research analyst Aneesh Kumar. Geothermal energy is clean and sustainable compared to other sources of energy. The various sources of geothermal energy include radioactive decay occurring in the Earth’s crust, extremely high-temperature magma, shallow grounds and hot rocks and hot water found beneath the Earth’s surface.