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Tracking Movement Of Sugar In Plants

Tracking Movement Of Sugar In Plants

By Karen McNulty Walsh, Brookhaven National Laboratory A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, overturns a long-held theory in plant science....

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2014-04-17 08:24:09

RENO, Nevada, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals Ltd. (OTC: DSCR) has agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) partnership with Bio-fuel Technology company Syngar Technologies, Inc. (SGI) of Alberta, Canada. The Joint Venture will authorize use of Syngar's synthesis technology for applications within the Industrial Hemp sector. The result is a sustainable approach toward the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp. The JV partnership will also have...

NASA HU-25 Guardian measures chemical components from the larger DC-8
2014-04-11 03:00:02

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to conduct a series of joint flight tests to study the atmospheric effects of emissions from jet engines burning alternative fuels. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS II) flights are set to begin May 7 and will be flown from NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards,...

2014-04-07 08:23:16

WALNUT, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE and its Nicaraguan partners are forming a company in Nicaragua to own and operate the Giant King Grass plantation and co-located 12 MW power plant. The company is named "Energia Reino Verde" or in English "Green Kingdom Energy". At the International Biomass Conference held in Orlando, Florida March 24-26, 2014, VIASPACE CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, reported progress on the Nicaragua...

2014-04-04 23:37:37

Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market report forecasts the global market on the basis of analysis of market trends such as pricing and consumption; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/alcohol-starch-sugar-enzyme-market-5029793.html. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The report “Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market by Type (Carbohydrase, Protease, and Lipase), by Application (Industrial, Specialty) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018” defines and segments the...

2014-04-03 20:21:35

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gxz6x4/alcohol_and) has announced the addition of the "Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market by Type, Application & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gxz6x4/alcohol_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Alcohol and starch/sugar enzyme...

New Yeast Species Traveled On Beetles Across The Globe
2014-04-02 09:14:26

Institute of Food Research Researchers from the National Collection of Yeast Cultures (NCYC) at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) have identified a new globe-trotting yeast species that lives on tree-associated beetles. This new species demonstrates the importance of preserving biodiversity, as yeasts like this may help efforts to develop renewable fuel sources in the future. Preserving biodiversity must go beyond plants and animals and also preserve the microbial life. Threats to...

Engineered Bacteria Produce Biofuel Alternative For High-Energy Rocket Fuel
2014-03-28 17:55:28

John Toon, Georgia Institute of Technology Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Joint BioEnergy Institute have engineered a bacterium to synthesize pinene, a hydrocarbon produced by trees that could potentially replace high-energy fuels, such as JP-10, in missiles and other aerospace applications. With improvements in process efficiency, the biofuel could supplement limited supplies of petroleum-based JP-10, and might also facilitate development of a new generation...

Scientists Discover Bacterial Resistance To Improve Biofuel Production
2014-03-28 14:49:50

Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a multi-institutional partnership led by Berkeley Lab, have identified the genetic origins of a microbial resistance to ionic liquids and successfully introduced this resistance into a strain of E. coli bacteria for the production of advanced biofuels. The ionic liquid resistance is based on a pair of genes discovered in a bacterium native to a tropical rainforest in Puerto...

2014-03-27 23:26:51

Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of geography, type, and application. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/alcohol-starch-sugar-enzyme-market-5029793.html) (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The report “Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market by Type (Carbohydrase, Protease, and Lipase), by Application (Industrial, Specialty) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018” defines and segments the global alcohol and...

2014-03-24 16:24:56

U.S. Patent No. 8,673,618 "Construction of highly efficient cellulase compositions for enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose" JUPITER, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTCQX: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemical, biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, announced today that it has been issued U.S. Patent No....