[France] It’s pretty easy to grow vast quantities of microbes. It’s a lot harder to convert those microbes into something useful. For Continue reading French researchers find an enzyme that harvests light to make hydrocarbons
[USA] The genome of the fuel-producing green microalga Botryococcus braunii has been sequenced by a team of researchers Continue reading Genome sequence of fuel-producing alga Botryococcus braunii announced
[UK] Researchers at The University of Manchester have, by editing the genome of an algae enzyme, figured out how to produce propane, Continue reading One step closer to the biosynthesis of renewable propane
[USA] An enzyme responsible for making hydrocarbons has been discovered by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists studying a common green microalga called Botryococcus braunii. Continue reading Discovery of enzyme from algae leads scientists further down path to pumping oil from plants
[Japan] A new method of converting squalene, which is produced by microalgae, to gasoline or jet fuel, has been developed by the Continue reading A new method of converting algal oil to transportation fuels
Abu Dhabi: Many people may not be aware of Abu Dhabi’s coastal sabkhas — the Arabic phonetic translation for salt flats — but the distinctive coastal areas hold several benefits in store, making their preservation and protection all the more important. Continue reading Abu Dhabi’s sabkhas well worth preserving
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has selected seven projects to receive up to $10 million to support innovative technologies and solutions to help advance the development of advanced biofuels, including bugaboo and drop-in hydrocarbons.
The Bioenergy Technologies Office is Continue reading DOE BETO awards $10M to 7 advanced biofuels projects