News tagged with ethanol

Please blow

The 'synthetic breath' which helps to thoroughly test each newly developed evidential breath analyser in approval procedures at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany, can now be produced even ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Growing sorghum for biofuel

Conversion of sorghum grass to ethanol has increased with the interest in renewable fuel sources. Researchers at Iowa State University examined 12 varieties of sorghum grass grown in single and double cropping systems. The ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Environment
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Squeezing more production out of bacteria

Engineering microorganisms to manufacture chemicals is not a new idea: In the 1980s, scientists figured out how to get bacteria to produce insulin, which diabetics need to control their disease. This technique, ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Biochemistry
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