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Wood chips take acid bath en route to biochemicals

Startup Virdia raises funds to test making sugar from wood chips, making it one of many companies trying to create sugars from non-food sources for chemicals, biofuel, or animal feed.

By March 6, 2012

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Startup takes wood pellets in, turns out 'biogasoline'

Primus Green Energy has developed a process to convert wood pellets and natural gas into a high-octane gasoline. But can they do it cheap enough?

By February 14, 2012

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JMC Soundboard makes music out of wood

Speaker from Switzerland-based guitar maker JMC Lutherie is said to be made of 350-year-old spruce wood from the Swiss Risoud forest.

By January 30, 2012

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The sweet, sweet music of the wood-playing turntable

Bartholomaus Traubeck has created a record player that is capable of reading a tree's year rings and translating them into piano music. Every tree generates different melodies.

By January 22, 2012

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CNET 100: Molly Wood's favorite Android apps

Molly Wood picks her 10 favorite Android apps as part of the CNET 100 series. Check out the titles she loves best and be sure to vote for your favorite.

By July 22, 2011

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Oil refiner chips in for wood-to-biofuel plant

Mascoma and investor Valero plant to build a $232 million plant to convert wood chips normally used for paper or lumber into ethanol, a step forward for the struggling cellulosic ethanol industry.

By December 9, 2011

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Wood-carved gadgets a hit in Tokyo

Japanese wood crafts maker Hacoa goes all-out gadget with a new shop filled with Crave-able goods.

By November 8, 2011

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Why I bought two tons of wood heating pellets

With the winter coming, CNET's Martin LaMonica gets a fresh load of home heating pellets and takes stock of the growing mix of home energy options.

By September 25, 2011

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PlayStation Move Tiger Woods 'Masters' bundle arrives for $99.99

Starting the week of July 11, Sony's serving up a limited edition PlayStation Move Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: Masters Bundle for $99.99 that comes with the PlayStation Eye and one Move controller.

By July 8, 2011

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DIY Weekend: Three generations resuscitate a battered VW

The Kohler clan has a long history with Volkswagens. Now son Jared's squareback restoration project has spawned a multigenerational grease-monkey fest.

By March 4, 2012