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2011-07-27 09:20:02

Computational studies aim to increase use of plant oils as renewable resource Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a computational model for analyzing the metabolic processes in rapeseed plants "” particularly those related to the production of oils in their seeds. Their goal is to find ways to optimize the production of plant oils that have widespread potential as renewable resources for fuel and industrial chemicals. The...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
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