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GMO aspen trees could provide sustainable source of biofuel, study shows

Hybrid aspen, a crossing between European and American aspen, is one of Sweden’s most productive tree species which grows better ...
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Genetically engineered biofuels might be able to compete with gasoline ‘within reach’

Berkeley Laboratory scientists designed simulations to determine how much biofuel is needed for the whole bioproduct extraction process to be ...
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Tequila-powered cars: Will biofuel from agave plants help avert energy shortages?

The agave plant used to make tequila could be established in semi-arid Australia as an environmentally friendly solution to Australia's ...
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Re-engineering yeast to create biofuel appears possible, ‘but the effort involved is intimidating’

A little while ago, we covered the idea of using photovoltaic materials to drive enzymatic reactions in order to produce specific chemicals ...
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‘Artificial leaf’ converts CO2 into biofuel, potential new strategy in battle to slow climate change

Scientists have created an “artificial leaf” to fight climate change by inexpensively converting harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) into a useful ...
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Sterile GMO grass could provide sustainable biofuel, cut water use on golf courses

As representatives from agri-chemical and seed companies seek ways to feed a world population that is projected to balloon during ...
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GMO plants could boost production of earth-friendly biofuels

A study at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory identifies new details of how a sugar-signaling molecule helps ...
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Engineering more digestible grass could reduce livestock pastures and give us cheaper biofuels

The problem with grass is that it has tough cellular walls that make it difficult to digest. But researchers say ...