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Hawaii advances BioTork's agricultural energy plan August 2014

Using an evolutionary optimization approach, BioTork aims to enhance the performance of non-GMO microorganisms under real-world industrial conditions. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using algae to clean water, feed livestock December 2013

Researchers are looking to see if algae can be used to clean water polluted by manure, then safely fed to livestock as a food source. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Tricking algae's biological clock November 2013

Tricking algae's biological clock to remain in its daytime setting can boost the compounds they produce. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Algae summit celebrates student research October 2013

As part of the 2013 Algae Biomass Summit, six students were given awards for their contributions to the fields of algae biology and engineering. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Algae biofuel reduces CO2 compared to petroleum September 2013

Algae-derived biofuel can reduce life cycle CO2 emissions by 50 to 70 per cent compared to petroleum fuels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Tending a garden September 2013

Researchers are looking into using leaf-cutter ants as an example of better biofuel production Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

$5 million invested in algae-based fuel August 2013

New Mexico State University has received a $5 million grant to create algae-based fuel that is compatible with existing refineries. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using sea lettuce in P.E.I for biofuel July 2013

The P.E.I Shellfish Association is investigating the feasibility of turning sea lettuce into biofuel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using photosynthesis to create biofuels July 2013

Researchers at Colorado State University have received a $2 million grant to create biofuels using photosynthetic bacteria. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New plant discoveries could ease food and fuel demands May 2013

New discoveries of the way plants import substances, increase drought tolerance, control water loss and store sugar can help support our global population. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Engineering algae to make nanocellulose April 2013

Researchers are engineering algae to produce nanocellulose, a "wonder material" for biofuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Increasing sugar yields for biofuel April 2013

Researchers are finding ways to cost-effectively extract sugars for use in biofuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using microalgae for biodiesel March 2013

Researchers have shown that dinoflagellate microalgae is suitable for cultivation to ultimately produce biodiesel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New plant structure impoves biofuel processing February 2013

Researchers at the University of Georgia found a connection between two plant cell wall proteins could lead to easier plant breakdown for biofuel processing. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Marginal land ideal for alternative energy January 2013

Researchers at Michigan State University have shown that marginal lands are an untapped resource to grow biomass to be used for fuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using algae in poultry houses January 2013

Ammonia can be a large problem in poultry barns, but researchers may have found a way to control it using an unexpected source – algae. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Fuel from cyanobacteria January 2013

A researcher has engineered strains of cyanobacteria to produce free fatty acids, but has found that the process cuts the bacteria's production potential. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Bacterial biofuel bioreactor

Researchers at Michigan State University have can produce biofuels at a much higher rate than other methods through the use of a bacterial bioreactor. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Research on fungi could help biofuel production

A new study reveals potentially large influences of fungi on energy supplies and how they can be used to bolster bioproduct production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Making biofuels without sugar

A researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is engineering bacteria to covert biomass into fuel without using plant-based sugars. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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