Daily Archives: December 23, 2010

Where Do Americans Smoke?

The U.S. surgeon general released a new report this month warning that cigarette smoke causes immediate damage to smokers’ lungs and DNA, even in small amounts and from secondhand smoke.

Tobacco is a new source of renewable energy and efficient batteries

Tobacco farmers rejoice!  A new use has been found for tobacco and it doesn’t require a warning label.  Scientists have found that energy from tobacco virusa tobacco virus can be used to make “tiny components” for future batteries.  Tobacco has also been found to be a good source of enzymes, sugar and oil for biofuel production.