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enzyme

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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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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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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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Novozymes to launch ethanol product

CEO says new enzyme will be available in the first quarter, and that the company could show the product would be competitive with corn-based ethanol and gasoline.

By January 30, 2010

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MIT reverses autism in mice

Suppressing the activity of a particular enzyme fixed brain cell structure and communication and improved mouse behavior.

By June 26, 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 mighty mice

Case Western scientists altered the genetic code of mice artificially to induce the production of a specific enzyme in muscle tissue. It turned them into superathletes. It may have an impact on understanding the human metabolic code, but that's going to t

May 21, 2008

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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