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Discovery of enzyme from algae leads scientists further down path to pumping oil from plants

[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

Abu Dhabi’s sabkhas well worth preserving

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

DOE BETO awards $10M to 7 advanced biofuels projects

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