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2011-06-14 09:04:00

VISALIA, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EdeniQ, Inc., a California-based clean technology company serving the global biofuels industry, announced today that it has licensed yeast technology from the USDA Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) associated with the fermentation of C5 sugars, such as xylose, to ethanol.

2011-04-18 19:53:33

Mention vitamin D-fortified foods and most people think of milk, which has been fortified with the sunshine vitamin since the 1930s.

2011-03-08 15:20:23

The researcher in question is Nadia Skorupa Parachin and the secret of her technique is enzymes that she extracted from garden soil.

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2011-02-09 08:05:00

A roughly 200 year old beer, discovered by divers exploring a shipwreck last July, is being studied in an attempt to brew it once again, a group of Finnish researchers announced on Tuesday.

2010-12-27 20:41:56

A newly engineered yeast strain can simultaneously consume two types of sugar from plants to produce ethanol, researchers report.

2010-12-19 00:26:03

With ever-expanding research supporting the benefits of probiotics for all of us, consumers are now seeking reliable products like Vidazorb® for everyday use.

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2010-12-15 07:39:50

Genetically modified cells can be made to communicate with each other as if they were electronic circuits.

2010-12-10 14:41:40

A team of Bioengineers in the United States have modified a strain of bacteria to increase its ability to produce ethanol.

2010-12-03 22:43:28

Personalized medicine centers on being able to predict the risk of disease or response to a drug based on a person's genetic makeup.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.