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Energy giant signs on for more development of designer liquid fuels that have similar characteristics to today's fuels but are cleaner.
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.
Newly developed nanocapsules could one day deliver alcohol-digesting enzymes into a person's system to quickly lower blood alcohol content.
Codexis, which produces enzymes and catalysts for biofuels and greener chemicals, raises $78 million as this year's first IPO of a U.S.-based green tech company.
Scientists from four Indian universities announced a discovery that enables them to use bacteria enzymes to trap and sequester CO2.
Carbon-dioxide-to-plastics company Novomer attracts DSM, a Dutch conglomerate that makes everything from food enzymes to pharmaceuticals to chemicals.
Qteros, formerly SunEthanol, gets $25 million to commercialize a process that uses microbes, rather than enzymes, to make ethanol from non-food feedstocks.
The Bio Battery imitates real life by using enzymes to break down the glucose to generate electricity.
Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers at Virginia Tech say sugar could be the key to cheap, biodegradable batteries that can be refilled.