Advanced biofuels company attracts investment from Total for a process to turn biomass into butanol, which can be converted into renewable gasoline and jet fuel.
Researchers at Tulane University have found a bacteria that can turn cellulose into biofuel. The Tulane team has been experimenting with old copies of the New Orleans Times Picayune newspaper.
This article incorrectly described an aspect of butanol. The fuel can be effectively distributed through pipelines.
By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.
No, they aren't wasting your favorite vice: The butanol fuel is made from whiskey by-products that would otherwise be discarded.
Biofuel start-up Cobalt Technologies says it's found a way to make biobutanol with wood from forests ravaged by pine beetles.
Cobalt Biofuels opens plant in California to produce biobutanol from wood waste as other big names also invest in the non-food based biofuel.
Ford scientists are looking at algae as potential automotive biofuels.
The Air Force approves a blend of plant-based fuel with jet fuel for the first time, saying performance for pilots will not be affected.
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