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Green news harvest: Visualizing biofuel enzymes, gadget recycling

Applied Materials' solar business sees growth; University of Washington spins off algae fuel company; solar start-up Solyndra's financial play; nanoantenna developed to capture solar energy; crop forecasts improves biofuels prospects.

By August 13, 2008

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Shell extends biofuels deal with 'super enzyme' maker Codexis

Energy giant signs on for more development of designer liquid fuels that have similar characteristics to today's fuels but are cleaner.

By November 7, 2007

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Scientists inch closer to building a drug-delivering nanorobot

Researchers say their proof-of-concept is a major step toward designing a nanocage that carries medicine around the body and targets specific diseased cells.

By December 3, 2013

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The science of drinking all you like and not getting drunk

The co-founder of the Boston Beer Company insists that all you have to do is swallow dry yeast before you start drinking.

By April 26, 2014

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How injectable nanogel could help fight diabetes

Nanotechnology could remove the finger prick from the daily routine of people with diabetes with an injectable gel that monitors blood-sugar levels and automatically secretes insulin.

By May 16, 2013

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Scientists create 'highway of death' for cancer

Instead of relying on drugs to kill tumors, Georgia Tech researchers engineer artificial pathways to lure malignant cells to their death, using a "Pied Piper" approach to treating cancer.

By February 17, 2014

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New imaging technique could personalize cancer therapy

Researchers devise an innovative imaging technique to study an enzyme called tubulin tyrosine ligase, which can indicate how aggressive are person's cancer is and therefore how it should be treated.

By April 19, 2011

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Wireless blood-test implant sends data to smartphones

Scientists at École Polytechnique have developed a tiny, wireless implant that can monitor a patient's blood, sending results to the doctor via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.

By March 19, 2013

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Nanotech 'sober pill' could one day de-drunk you

Newly developed nanocapsules could one day deliver alcohol-digesting enzymes into a person's system to quickly lower blood alcohol content.

By February 19, 2013

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Sony develops battery powered by paper

At Eco-Products 2011 show in Tokyo, Sony shows off a prototype battery that gets its power from shredded paper.

By December 21, 2011