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microbial-derived biofuel

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Biofuel breakthrough made from microbes

Government researchers say they've successfully engineered a substance called bisabolane into a biosynthetic alternative to diesel fuel.

By September 29, 2011

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U.S. unlikely to hit advanced biofuel goal, study says

National Research Council says that without "major technological innovation or policy changes" long-term targets for cellulosic biofuels are not likely to be met.

By October 5, 2011

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In 'supercritical hydrolysis,' a new process for biofuels

Renmatix says its new process allows it to produce cellulosic sugars--from which some types of biofuel are derived--more cheaply than ever. SmartPlanet reports from Philadelphia.

By September 27, 2011

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Tequila mooted as eco-friendly biofuel for cars, salt and lemon optional

We've always been told driving and alcohol don't mix, but there's now a distinct possibility we could all be driving around tanked up on tequila.

By July 28, 2011

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Boeing 747-8F to cross Atlantic on biofuel

In advance of the Paris Air Show, the aviation giant is touting its new freighter's ability to fly using a fuel mixture with 15 percent renewable plant matter.

By June 16, 2011

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'Rushing fireball' could turn carbon dioxide into biofuel

Researchers from the University of Georgia believe they have discovered a method that could turn CO2 from the air into useable industrial products.

By March 28, 2013

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While biofuels sputter, green chemicals attract cash

Biotech company Genomatica raises $15 million in venture funding to test the process of making industrial chemicals from sugar water.

By March 25, 2010

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Jury's still out on ethanol, biofuels

Automotive News reports on the state of the biofuel industry.

By November 18, 2009

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Guest post: Aviation ready to take off with biofuel

The aviation industry must transition its kerosene fuel from using conventional petroleum to more sustainable feedstocks, a GE engineer says.

By February 13, 2009

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Amyris hits production snags in biofuel operations

The company, which makes biofuel from a microbes, said it will stay the course, and expects a demo flight with its biofuel soon.

By February 13, 2012