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2011-02-03 18:23:42

Pacific Northwest farmers could someday be filling up their machinery's tanks with fuels produced from their own fields.

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2011-01-27 14:07:47

When it comes to breaking down plant matter and converting it to energy, the cow has it all figured out.

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2011-01-11 08:20:00

University of Illinois research reports that several herbicides used on corn also have good selectivity to Miscanthus x giganteus (Giant Miscanthus), a potential bioenergy feedstock.

2011-01-10 14:59:23

Using detailed land analysis, Illinois researchers have found that biofuel crops cultivated on available land could produce up to half of the world’s current fuel consumption – without affecting food crops or pastureland.

2011-01-07 18:35:00

Developing biofuel from native perennials instead of corn in the Midwest’s rolling grasslands would better protect threatened bird populations, Michigan State University research suggests.

2010-12-30 14:29:06

Erosion is a significant problem on highway embankments in New England.

2010-12-29 13:20:00

ARDMORE, Okla., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation have uncovered a gene responsible for controlling key growth characteristics in plants, specifically the density of plant material.

2010-12-10 09:00:00

MEDFORD, Mass., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Agrivida, Inc. today announced a collaboration with Syngenta Ventures to develop advanced crop technology that will provide low-cost sugars for a variety of industrial applications.

2010-11-11 22:14:02

Tinkering with a single gene may give perennial grasses more robust roots and speed up the timeline for creating biofuels.

2010-11-08 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) -- a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop, today provided an update on business and technical progress. Chief Executive Dr.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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