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2014-06-30 08:30:57

Second Product of Intrexon's Proprietary Bioconversion Platform Following Isobutanol SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced its Industrial Products Division has achieved the bioconversion of methane to farnesene in the lab with its proprietary platform. Farnesene is a key building block chemical for diesel fuel, and also for other lubricants and specialty products, including cosmetics,...

2014-06-30 04:21:42

Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Orion Genomics researchers contribute to discovery that will improve palm oil yields on existing agricultural lands, protecting rainforest KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A multinational team of scientists from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Orion Genomics today announced the publication of a paper in the journal Nature Communications identifying a gene, called VIR, that is responsible for turning the skin of...

2014-06-28 10:01:02

WHRC Fossil fuel emissions release billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere each year, which is changing the climate and threatening the sustainability of life on planet Earth.  In Brazil, the demand for alternative energy sources has led to an increase in biofuel crops.  A new “News and Views” paper in Nature Climate Change, co-authored by Woods Hole Research Center scientists Marcia Macedo and Eric Davidson, reviews new research conducted by Brazilian colleagues...

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The power plant will supply clean and renewable electricity created from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG) to the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for at least the next 25 years. As previously reported, Tibbar Energy was issued a Virgin Island...

2014-06-23 23:06:36

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Biodiesel Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biodiesels-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Biodiesel is a clean burning fuel made from readily available renewable resources. It is a domestic, sustainable, diesel fuel replacement that meets strict quality standards. Biodiesel...

2014-06-18 23:05:37

Animal feed Equipments market report also provides a comprehensive review of the market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and key issues in the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/animal-feed-equipments-reports-1198387335.html (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Animal feed processing equipment is used for pre-processing, quantitative batching, conditioning, and pelletizing of feed raw materials. The growing population and their increasing income are expected to result into a rise...

2014-06-17 23:06:08

Discovery Minerals LTD. is pleased to announce that a joint venture project has lead to authorization to cultivate industrial hemp by Health Canada. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Discovery Minerals LTD. is pleased to announce that the joint venture project, AB AGRO TECHNOLOGIES INC. (Herein “AB AGRO”), has been granted Licence No. 14-A0068-C-01 and is now authorized to cultivate industrial hemp by Health Canada. AB AGRO has secured a supply of pedigreed Hemp seed from an...

2014-06-16 08:20:59

GOL Airlines, the official airline of the Brazil soccer team, will use Honeywell Green Jet Fuel on 200 commercial flights during the 2014 World Cup DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel(TM) produced from its UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process will power 200 commercial flights on GOL Airlines during the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) in Brazil. GOL Airlines, the official airline of the Brazil...

2014-06-15 23:00:56

Global Biorefinery Market 2014-2018, new research report available at Sandlerresearch.org. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 A biorefinery is a facility that is used for converting biomass into fuels, power, heat and chemicals. Chemicals such as acetic acid, liquid fuel such as bioethanol and biodegradable plastics such as polyhydroxyalkanoates can be produced from biorefinery used woods and other biomass feedstocks. Analysts forecast the Global Biorefinery market will grow at a CAGR of...

2014-06-09 23:09:26

Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) announces its sponsorship of the Olmscheid Racing US Ethanol race car for the 2014 season. HDI is the manufacturer of the ShockWave Power Reactor with several ethanol industry applications, making the sponsorship a natural fit. Rome, GA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Beginning this year HDI will sponsor the US Ethanol car by Olmscheid Racing (http://www.olmscheidracing.com). Olmscheid Racing, based in Elrosa, MN, competes in the Midwest with driver Jonathan Olmscheid....


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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