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Mexico's prickly pear cactus: energy source of the future?

06:14 EDT 17 Aug 2017 | Yahoo News

Mexico's prickly pear cactus: energy source of the future?The prickly pear cactus is such a powerful symbol in Mexico that they put it smack in the middle of the national flag. Now scientists have come up with a new use for the bright green plant: producing renewable energy. Instantly recognizable with its jumble of spiny discs -- its bright red fruit protruding like fat fingers from each one -- the prickly pear cactus is farmed on a massive scale in Mexico.


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