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2010-07-20 09:58:40

By imaging the cell walls of a zinnia leaf down to the nanometer scale, energy researchers have a better idea about how to turn plants into biofuels.

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2010-06-30 07:21:32

The deaths of nearby relatives has a curious effect on the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus -- surviving cells lose their stickiness.

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2010-05-20 12:30:00

A new transistor controlled by the molecule that powers biological cells is bringing humans and machines one-step closer to merging.

2009-09-07 08:20:42

Bacteria that manufacture hydroxyapatite (HA) could be used to make stronger, more durable bone implants.

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2009-07-11 07:19:18

They’ve been dubbed “grassoline” - second generation biofuels made from inedible plant material, including fast-growing weeds, agricultural waste, sawdust, etc. - and numerous scientific studies have shown them to be prime candidates for replacing gasoline to meet our transportation needs. However, before we can begin to roll down the highways on sustainable, carbon-neutral grassoline, numerous barriers must be overcome, starting with finding ways to break lignocellulosic...

2008-09-30 09:01:00

Kane Biotech Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KNE), a biotechnology company engaged in the development of products that prevent and remove microbial biofilms, is pleased to announce the Company has been selected as one of Canada's Top 10(TM) Emerging Life Sciences companies.

2008-09-17 09:01:00

Kane Biotech Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KNE), a biotechnology company engaged in the development of products that prevent and remove microbial biofilms, is pleased to announce that DispersinB(R) has been registered as a trademark in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.