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2013-05-08 17:55:26

NREL research finds synergy in two approaches to breaking down cell walls of biomass Enzymes could break down cell walls faster — leading to less expensive biofuels for transportation — if two enzyme systems are brought together in an industrial setting, new research by the Energy Department´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests. A paper on the breakthrough, “Fungal Cellulases and Complexed Cellulosomal Enzymes Exhibit Synergistic Mechanisms in Cellulose...

2013-04-21 23:02:02

The Israel Energy Partnership (TIEP) and the US-Israel Science and Technology Foundation (USISTF) announced today that a delegation of Israel's top bioenergy scientists, entrepreneurs, and government officials have arrived in Oak Ridge Tennesse to meet with their counterparts from the Department of Energy's Bioenergy Science Center based at ORNL, to begin building a framework for bi-national collaboration for the research, development and commercialization of advanced biofuels. Oak Ridge, TN...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.