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2010-05-26 08:00:00

HARBIN, China, May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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2010-05-17 13:40:58

Between shoot and root, TAU unlocks a new tool for the biofuel industry.

2010-03-31 13:05:00

Purdue University scientists have defined a hidden second option plants have for making an essential amino acid that could be the first step in boosting plants' nutritional value and improving biofuel production potential.

2009-12-18 13:13:00

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2009-11-30 05:00:00

FREDERICIA, Denmark, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Inbicon A/S today announced the signing of a multi-party Memo of Understanding to pursue the licensing, development, and construction of a biomass refinery in North Dakota. Inbicon's new collaborators are Otoka Energy, a U.S.

2009-10-19 16:55:29

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified a novel enzyme responsible for the formation of suberin — the woody, waxy, cell-wall substance found in cork.

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2009-07-11 07:19:18

They’ve been dubbed “grassoline” - second generation biofuels made from inedible plant material, including fast-growing weeds, agricultural waste, sawdust, etc. - and numerous scientific studies have shown them to be prime candidates for replacing gasoline to meet our transportation needs. However, before we can begin to roll down the highways on sustainable, carbon-neutral grassoline, numerous barriers must be overcome, starting with finding ways to break lignocellulosic...

2009-05-20 10:49:10

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have discovered a new eco-friendly way of dissolving wood using ionic liquids that may help its transformation into popular products such as bio fuels, textiles, clothes and paper.

2009-04-01 06:30:00

New Technology Provides the 'First Line of Defense' in Protecting Wood from UV Radiation and More NURNBERG, Germany, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's European Coatings Show (ECS), ISP introduced a new line of coatings ingredients designed to protect wood from degradation and yellowing caused by UV radiation.

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2009-02-28 09:45:00

Researchers Antonio G Pisabarro (Professor of Microbiology) as well as José Luis Lavín and José Antonio Oguiza, from the Genetic and Microbiology Group at the Public University of Navarre, have taken part in the international project for the sequencing of the genome of the Postia placenta fungus.


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