News tagged with biomass

How a microbial biorefinery regulates genes

Microorganisms that can break down plant biomass into the precursors of biodiesel or other commodity chemicals might one day be used to produce alternatives to petroleum. But the potential of this "biorefinery" technology ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Making efficient use of biomass

Industrial facilities are generally located far away from extensive forest regions. Because wood requires efforts to transport, it sees only limited use as a raw material in industry. In the EU-funded SteamBio project, researchers ...

dateJun 04, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
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How to make greener biofuels

The climate is under pressure. And despite a number of climate agreements, we still have not bent the curve on fossil fuel emissions, which continue to rise. One of the big sinners is the fuel we use for transport.

dateMar 27, 2018 in Biotechnology
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