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October 30, 2014
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Boosting Biogasoline Production in Microbes
Berkeley CA (SPX) Oct 28, 2014
In the on-going effort to develop advanced biofuels as a clean, green and sustainable source of liquid transportation fuels, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have identified microbial genes that can improve both the tolerance and the production of biogasoline in engineered strains of Escherichia coli. Aindrila Mukhopadhyay, a chemist who directs the host engineering program for JBEI's Fuels Synthesis Division, led a study in which transcriptomic ... read more
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Molecular movement within mesoporous nanoparticles modeled
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have developed deeper understanding of the ideal design for mesoporous nanoparticles used in catalytic reactions, such as hydrocarbon co ... more
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Boeing and Chinese firm to turn "gutter oil" into jet fuel
US aircraft maker Boeing has set up a facility with a Chinese firm to transform waste cooking oil - the source of repeated food safety scandals - into jet fuel, it said Wednesday. ... more
BIO FUEL

New Discovery Will Enhance yield and quality of Cereal and Bioenergy Crops
A team of scientists led by Thomas Brutnell, Ph.D., director of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have developed a new way of identi ... more
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New ProMOS Bio Software Guides Biogas Plants into the Future
Stringent conditions for biogas plant operators underline the need for innovative management systems. Moreover, economic efficiency is becoming increasingly important. WELTEC BIOPOWER has developed ... more


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Balancing birds and biofuels: Grasslands support more species than cornfields
In Wisconsin, bioenergy is for the birds. Really. In a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) scientists examine ... more
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U.S. funding projects meant to make biofuels competitive
The U.S. Energy Department said it was providing $13.4 million in funding to help develop technology to make biofuels competitive with conventional fuels. ... more
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Researchers Pump Up Oil Accumulation in Plant Leaves
Increasing the oil content of plant biomass could help fulfill the nation's increasing demand for renewable energy feedstocks. But many of the details of how plant leaves make and break down oils ha ... more
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New insights into the physics of space weather

Copernicus operations secured until 2021

World losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

ECOSTRESS Will Monitor Plant Health

Study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at plant evolution

Salt-loving plants key to sustainable food production

China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket

BIO FUEL

Thermotolerant yeast can provide more climate-smart ethanol
With a simple mutation, yeast can grow in higher than normal temperatures. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology demonstrate this in an article to be published in the scientific journal S ... more
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Bioenergy: Australia's forgotten renewable energy source (so far)
When we think of renewable energy, it's easy to picture spinning wind turbines or rooftop solar panels. But what about bioenergy? While wind and solar are now well established - in South Austr ... more
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Maverick Synfuels Introduces Maverick Oasis
Maverick Synfuels has introduced the first small-scale, modular methane-to-methanol production plant that can be co-located at the methane source. The Maverick Oasis system allows producers to monet ... more
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Plant variants point the way to improved biofuel production
Manufacturing biofuels from food crop by-products such as straw could be made quicker and cheaper thanks to the work of scientists in the UK and France. Researchers funded by the Biotechnology ... more
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Search for better biofuels microbes leads to the human gut
Scientists have scoured cow rumens and termite guts for microbes that can efficiently break down plant cell walls for the production of next-generation biofuels, but some of the best microbial candi ... more
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BIO FUEL

3D imaging may improve understanding of biofuel plant materials
Comparison of 3D TEM imaging techniques reveals never-seen-before details of plant cell walls, according to a study published September 10, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Purbasha Sarka ... more
BIO FUEL

Ethanol fireplaces: the underestimated risk
Ethanol fireplaces are becoming more and more popular. However, they are not only highly combustible - in the past, severe accents have occurred repeatedly with decorative fireplaces. The devices al ... more
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ACCESS II Confirms Jet Biofuel Burns Cleaner
Flying high above the California desert, NASA researchers recently took to the skies for the second year in a row with a DC-8 and other aircraft to study the effects on emissions and contrail format ... more
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Boeing Partners with South African Airways to Turn New Tobacco Plant into Jet Fuel
Boeing , South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG have announced they are collaborating to make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant. This initiative broadens cooperation betw ... more
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Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria
The development is a step towards commercial production of a source of fuel that could one day provide an alternative to fossil fuels. Propane is an appealing source of cleaner fuel because it ... more

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BIO FUEL

Scientists produce fuel from gut bacteria, sugar: study
Driven by the quest for an abundant, non-polluting alternative to fossil fuel, scientists said Tuesday they had developed a method to produce propane using sugar and the gut bacteria E. coli. ... more
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SG Preston Announces World's Largest Purpose-Built Renewable Diesel Plant
SG Preston (SGP) has announced the planned development of a 120 million gallon renewable diesel facility in Lawrence County, Ohio. The SGP South Point facility will have total investment of $400 mil ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

NATO chief wants strong defence as basis for ties with Russia

India plans to build 6 submarines

US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

AYW Companies' Flexible Waveguide And Components Ideal For Satelite Applications

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VIASPACE Establishes Giant King Grass Research Collaboration With California

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Ceres to Expand Product Development in Sorghum and Sugarcane

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Cenex Tank Program assists retailers offering E15

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Turning waste from rice, parsley and other foods into biodegradable plastic

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Regulations needed to identify potentially invasive biofuel crops

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