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2011-09-27 17:46:44

Researchers with the U.S Department of Energy (DOE)'s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have identified a potential new advanced biofuel that could replace today's standard fuel for diesel engines but would be clean, green, renewable and produced in the United States. Using the tools of synthetic biology, a JBEI research team engineered strains of two microbes, a bacteria and a yeast, to produce a precursor to bisabolane, a member of the terpene class of chemical compounds that are found in...

2011-08-16 22:15:00

BEIJING, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Deer Jet Co., Ltd held an awarding ceremony at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on August 16, 2011, to celebrate the airline attaining the ARGUS Platinum Rating. Deer Jet is the first and only Chinese business jet operator to simultaneously receive the ARGUS Platinum Rating and complete the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) registration audit, representing a milestone in China's business aviation industry....

2011-08-02 00:00:30

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released June 2011 and the first six months of 2011statistics for pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. After more than two years of decline, expectations are that 2011 will be another year of correction with high hopes for sustained growth in 2012 and beyond. Utica, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released pre-owned...

2011-07-29 15:30:00

FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Kistler, CEO, Freedom Energy Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: FDMF.PK) reported at the close of trading today that the company has been presented with a "major new business opportunity" in the aviation sector, as a result of its recently announced commercial joint venture agreement with RMT Holding, Inc ("RMT"). RMT is a foreign based commodities trading company, dealing primarily in the purchase and sale of jet fuel and heavy diesel term...

2011-07-28 11:19:00

Airlines Continue to Leverage Every Strategy and Technology Possible to Save Fuel WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on the needs, challenges and opportunities for alternative jet fuels. The steady rise of jet-fuel prices over the last decade and unprecedented price volatility...

2011-07-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amyris, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMRS), a renewable chemicals and fuels company, is the newest member of the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the latest clean diesel technologies in the United States. "In the rapidly developing field of renewable fuels, Amyris has distinguished itself as a leader in producing and commercializing second-generation renewable fuels," said Allen Schaeffer, the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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