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Turning Up The Heat On Biomass Pretreatment Processes
2011-10-03 04:43:00

The nation's Renewable Fuels Standard calls for annual production of 36 billion gallons of biofuel by 2022. One of the biggest hurdles to achieving this goal lies in optimizing the multistep process involved in breaking down plant biomass and then converting it into fermentable sugars that can be refined into fuel for our transportation needs.

2011-09-19 21:10:21

In biologically active enzyme substrate compounds, as can be found in medicines, water plays a more decisive role than has been imagined up to now.

2011-09-13 12:41:17

Consider that some strains of algae produce toxins lethal to wildlife, fish and plants.

2011-09-07 14:01:50

Oxygen-consuming organisms obtain energy through cellular respiration, which is the transformation of carbohydrates and oxygen into carbon dioxide and water.

2011-09-01 12:49:48

Microbes are omnipresent on earth. They are found as free-living microorganisms as well as in communities with other higher organisms.

2011-08-31 20:12:30

Scientists from the University of York have played a pivotal role in a discovery which could finally unlock the full potential of waste plant matter to replace oil as a fuel source.

2011-07-26 03:40:00

HOUSTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year the American public spends billions of dollars on food and beverages that are toxic to the body and devoid of natural enzymes. These may include processed, microwaved or cooked food, meat, cereal grains, milk, gluten, soy, refined sugar, and more.

2011-06-30 17:58:14

When a cell divides, the genetic information in the chromosomes must be passed on error-free to the daughter cells.

2011-06-27 08:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.

2011-05-27 07:05:58

A natural product called DLPC (dilauroyl phosphatidylcholine) increases sensitivity to insulin and reduces fatty liver in mice, leading Baylor College of Medicine researchers to believe it may provide a treatment for prediabetic patients.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.