Cyclone Power Technologies has responded to a rumor that circulated last week about the firms EATR autonomous robot...
Jul 20 2009, 9:00am CDT
Source: Science Daily
Oil produced from biomass - such as wood chips or plant residues - seldom has the same quality and energy content as ‘classical’ crude oil. A new, simple catalyst improves the quality of this oil before it is even transported to the refinery. ...
Full article at: Science Daily
6 days ago, 8:54am CDT
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have unveiled the first glycosyltransferase clone collection specifically targeted for the study of the biosynthesis of plant cell walls. The idea behind what is being called "the JBEI GT Collection" is to provide a functional genomic resource for researchers seeking to extract the sugars in plant b ...
Full article at: PhysOrg.com
Jun 23 2014, 1:59pm CDT
Source: Nanowerk Nanotechnology Spotlight
Torrefaction - the slow roasting of biomass material to improve its energy content - has been touted as part of a solution for the large-scale implementation of bioenergy. Experts, researchers and manufacturers gathered in Brussels earlier this month to discuss progress and prospects for torrefaction at the rece ...
Full article at: Nanowerk Nanotechnology Spotlight
May 30 2014, 9:39am CDT