News - 5 Feb 2007
To help advance technologies that convert perennial grasses and woody biomass to ethanol, Cornell professor of biological and environmental engineering Larry Walker will use a $10 million grant from...
News - 26 Oct 2006
Four of every five (84%) U.S. adults say they are likely -- and four out of every 10 say they are very likely -- to support federal and state political candidates who favor providing incentives to...
News - 13 Jun 2006
Research conducted by Delft University of Technology has brought the efficient production of the environmentally-friendly fuel bio-ethanol a great deal closer to fruition. The work of Delft researcher...
Article - 27 Jun 2002
Sunflowers are a source of natural rubber. Researchers at Colarado State University are working on developing new varieties that produce increased amounts of rubber. Posted May 2002
News - 4 Jun 2010
Both Brazil and Mexico are nascent markets for bioplastics, when compared to those in Europe or the U.S. Bioplastics are currently penetrating such segments as food packaging and agricultural films....
News - 26 Oct 2009
A global push toward production of biofuels, advocated by many as a measure to curb greenhouse gas emissions, could have exactly the opposite effect unless adequate controls are put in place, a new...
News - 11 Aug 2007
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M. and Livermore, Calif., are part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) -funded team led by UOP, LLC, a Honeywell...
News - 16 Jun 2006
Chevron Corp. and the Georgia Institute of Technology have formed a strategic research alliance to pursue advanced technology aimed at making cellulosic biofuels and hydrogen viable transportation...
News - 5 May 2005
Half the automotive fuel in the United States could be replaced with ethanol from renewable agricultural crops and forest wastes, says a University of Florida researcher who has developed a...
News - 8 Apr 2015
Scientists from Washington State University (WSU) claim that the common prickly lettuce demonstrates potential as a raw material for producing rubber. The prickly lettuce is a common weed and is a...