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2008-08-11 18:00:45

Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX) today announced that in recently-completed greenhouse trials, switchgrass plants engineered using Metabolix multi-gene expression technology produced significant amounts of PHA bioplastics in leaf tissues employing Metabolix's expertise in pathway engineering in plants.

2008-08-02 11:55:00

In the largest field trial of its kind in the United States, researchers have determined that the giant perennial grass Miscanthus x giganteus outperforms current biofuels sources – by a lot.

2008-07-30 21:00:34

CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CLTH) is pleased to announce that Biomass Magazine, a leading industry publication, highlights our proposed commercial development in Chicago, Illinois, in an article released on the web earlier this week.

2008-07-28 18:00:38

CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CLTH) intends to use its proprietary technology at a commercial site in Chicago, Illinois to produce cellulosic biomass as solid fuel for the production of electricity.

2008-07-24 03:00:37

By Comis, Don Glomalin is a glycoprotein, a sugar-protein compound that might trigger the formation of soil.

2008-07-23 15:01:13

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC (DDCE) and the University of Tennessee (UT) Research Foundation, through its Genera Energy LLC, today announced a partnership to construct an innovative pilot-scale biorefinery and state-of-the-art research and development facility for cellulosic ethanol in Vonore, Tenn.

2008-07-23 06:00:00

Suddenly, corn ethanol is no longer the darling in the nation's desperate search for an energy alternative to oil. In recent weeks, Republican presidential candidate John McCain, Gov. Ed Rendell and U.S. Rep. Joe Pitts have taken actions to slow what had been a corn ethanol bandwagon.

2008-07-12 15:00:22

By Justin Cripe, Goshen News, Ind. Jul. 12--The demand for corn for fuel at the expense of our food supply has one ag expert pondering if that is a good situation. Andrew Westfall, Elkhart County Extension educator, gave a presentation during a recent St.

2008-07-12 09:00:48

By Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 12--Could mowing your lawn one day help fill your gas tank? Well, not exactly and certainly not anytime soon.

2008-07-08 09:01:01

By Mike Gellatly, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 8--As fossil fuels come closer to exhaustion, reducing the world's dependence on them requires the development of new energy sources.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.