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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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Glucose-based battery has 10 times energy of lithium: researchers

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.

By February 4, 2014

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Sweet! Scientists developing sugar-filled batteries

Researchers at Virginia Tech say sugar could be the key to cheap, biodegradable batteries that can be refilled.

By January 22, 2014

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What do pigs and jellyfish have in common? Luminescence!

Scientists at South China Agricultural University have genetically engineered pigs to glow green when under black light.

By January 15, 2014

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Pee here to find out if you have cancer

An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.

By February 25, 2014

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Agrivida teaches biofuel crops to self-destruct

Seeking out cheaper biofuels, Boston-area start-up uses protein engineering to instruct sorghum and corn stover plants to break down more quickly into sugars.

By May 19, 2011

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Pizza made to survive 3 years, 50-foot drops

Next year, soldiers in the field could enjoy pizzas in a pouch that last much longer than that pie you stuffed under the couch last weekend.

By February 14, 2014

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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