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New find from Joint BioEnergy Institute could help reduce biofuel production costs
Arranging DNA fragments into a genome sequence that scientists can interpret is a challenge often compared to assembling a puzzle except you don’t have the box and have no idea what the picture is supposed to be.
At the heart of the immune system that protects our bodies from disease and foreign invaders is a vast and complex communications network involving millions of cells, sending and receiving chemical signals that can mean life or death.
Without fungi and microbes to break down dead trees and leaf litter in nature, the forest floor might look like a scene from TV's "Hoarders."
A class of chemical compounds used for flavor and fragrance may one day become a clean, renewable resource with which to fuel our automobiles.
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