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2010-04-30 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Policy will take center stage next week at the 3rd annual International BIOMASS Conference & Expo, the largest, fastest growing biomass event in North America.

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2010-04-22 16:53:57

Heating and squishing microalgae in a pressure-cooker can fast-forward the crude-oil-making process from millennia to minutes.

2010-03-31 09:00:00

NEW DELHI, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.

2010-03-17 07:00:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Biofuels, Inc. said it has secured an additional $15 million in a recent funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, with the continued support of Gabriel Venture Partners and Noventi Ventures.

2010-03-08 14:41:19

Pharmaceutical companies could substantially reduce the expense of costly treatments for cancer and other diseases produced from mammalian or bacterial cells by growing these human therapeutic proteins in algae—rapidly growing aquatic plant cells that have recently gained attention for their ability to produce biofuels.

2010-03-02 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been awarded a $1.5 million cooperative agreement from the U.S.

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2010-02-21 08:02:35

As Americans demand new and cleaner ways to meet the country's energy needs, researchers are turning to algae as a promising new fuel source.

2010-01-21 14:18:20

With many companies investing heavily in algae-based biofuels, researchers from the University of Virginia's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have found there are significant environmental hurdles to overcome before fuel production ramps up.

2010-01-14 19:17:00

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu announced Wednesday the award of $44 million in federal stimulus funds to The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a consortium including Palmer Labs, LLC, of Durham, NC.