News - 7 Nov 2006
Oxford researchers have discovered that spiders and silkworms spin their fibres using methods that are not all that different from commercial spinning.
Professor Fritz Vollrath and colleagues, in...
News - 11 Sep 2006
US BioEnergy will celebrate the opening of Michigan's third ethanol plant in Woodbury Thursday, Sept. 14. Festivities will include guided plant tours at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m. and a...
News - 6 Jun 2006
Tony Pometto held up a laboratory flask swimming with little balls of mold.
This, said the Iowa State University professor of food science and human nutrition, is the kind of fungus that Iowa State...
News - 26 Oct 2005
Young children explore the world with inexhaustible curiosity. And when they discover something new, one of the first things they do is – put it in their mouth. In the first few months of life,...
News - 16 Sep 2005
Biofuel Solutions, an ethanol plant development company, is in the advanced planning stages for construction of a state-of-the-art 110 million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant to be located in Fairmont,...
News - 5 Sep 2005
A new study suggests that some of the microorganisms found in cow waste may provide a reliable source of electricity.
Results showed that the microbes in about a half a liter of rumen fluid –...
News - 31 Aug 2004
Dow has announced that it is exiting the Specialty Ketones business, following declining revenue and worsening market conditions. Customers are being notified immediately and will be sourced from...