7 Results for

biochemicals

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World's tiniest motor can fit inside a cell and spin as fast as a jet engine

At less than one micrometer in size, the microscopic nanomotor could revolutionise controlled medical drug delivery.

By May 20, 2014

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Wood chips take acid bath en route to biochemicals

Startup Virdia raises funds to test making sugar from wood chips, making it one of many companies trying to create sugars from non-food sources for chemicals, biofuel, or animal feed.

By March 6, 2012

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Amyris cranks up biochemical production in Brazil

Amyris is set to begin producing chemicals at a large scale through a contract manufacturing deal--a big step for the renewable chemical and biofuels industry, which has struggled to scale up.

By April 29, 2011

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'Rushing fireball' could turn carbon dioxide into biofuel

Researchers from the University of Georgia believe they have discovered a method that could turn CO2 from the air into useable industrial products.

By March 28, 2013

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Tobacco farms--a vehicle for growing fuel?

Aiming for a breakthrough in biofuel production, Berkeley National Lab project seeks to tweak tobacco plants with hydrocarbon-producing properties of algae and cyanobacteria.

By February 27, 2012

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Amyris hits production snags in biofuel operations

The company, which makes biofuel from a microbes, said it will stay the course, and expects a demo flight with its biofuel soon.

By February 13, 2012

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To make money in biofuels boom, think plastics

Taking a cue from the oil business, BioEnergy International is developing biorefinery processes to make fuels and specialty biochemicals.

By November 2, 2007