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October 12, 2014

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7:06 PM | BD agrees- EISA targets were realistic, but timelines were crazy
In the wake of one commercial-scale facility (POET-DSM Project Liberty) having come on line, and just days before the grand opening of the next one (Abengoa’s Hugoton facility) Biofuels Digest has posted the first part of a two-part review of … Continue reading →

October 02, 2014

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9:25 PM | Heat- and booze-tolerant yeast make more biofuels
With the right mutations, yeast can survive elevated temperatures and ethanol.

October 01, 2014

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4:30 PM | First Microbe 'Zoo' Opens, Avoid the Door Knob
The Micropia museum in Amsterdam shines new light on the tiny creatures that make up two-thirds of all living matter.

September 29, 2014

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3:00 PM | 3.5 M new cellulosic RINs in August?!? Or did EPA just sink the 2nd-gen biofuel market?
What drove the registration of 3.5 million new cellulosic RINs in August, after less than 5,000 the month before??  Looks like EPA recently changed the rules in a huge way: http://bakken.com/news/id/218997/new-biogas-rules-renewable-fuel-standards/ Now, bio-methane produced from all sorts of sources (wastewater … Continue reading →

September 24, 2014

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10:36 AM | Researchers produce propane using E.coli bacteria
A team of scientists has transformed E.coli bacteria into a propane factory. In their Nature magazine article, researchers from the University of Turku (Finland) and Imperial College (United Kingdom)... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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