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2011-08-16 14:45:22

A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) have pinpointed the exact, single gene that controls ethanol production capacity in a microorganism.

2011-02-03 19:01:14

Food versus fuel -- this rivalry is gaining significance against a backdrop of increasingly scarce farmland and a concurrent trend towards the use of bio-fuels.

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2008-09-09 13:55:00

Researchers reported on Monday that genetically engineered bacteria could make cellulosic ethanol cheaper to manufacture, a finding that may unlock more energy from the waste products of farming and forestry.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.