Could genetic engineering make renewable fuel cheaper?

The following is an edited excerpt.

Wood and straw are among the waste products our society produces in the greatest abundance, so it would be great to find a way to turn them into a clean-burning liquid fuel. There’s a fungus that breaks down plant fiber into sugar, but it doesn’t do so all that efficiently. Could genetic engineering change that?

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