[USA] Algal biofuel was a biotech disaster: A victim of over-hyping the potential of the field and over-eager VCs clamoring to get in on a Continue reading Resurgence of algae in biotech: From fuels to foods
[Global] If we would fill our Tanks with fuel from algae, it would solve a lot of problems. Algae fuel is carbon neutral and would make us Continue reading From algae you can win now in an energy-efficient fuel
[USA] We have fossil fuels today because a bunch of algae and other biomass sank to the bottom of dinosaur-laden swamps tens of Continue reading Can ExxonMobil use synthetic biology to commercialize algae fuels?
[USA] Health food enthusiasts routinely shell out over US$30 per pound for dried algae powder to whip up green smoothies to fuel Continue reading In growing algae for biofuels, it matters who used the water last
[Global] An increasing body of research has indicated that microalgae biofuels have the potential to effectively transition Continue reading Can we maximize the economic benefits of microalgae biofuel production?
[USA] Joule was designing a system that would produce diesel fuel or gasoline using nothing more than the sun, carbon dioxide, water, Continue reading Scott Kirsner: How a biofuel dream turned into a nightmare
[Global] Every now and then, an oil supermajor comes up with what they tout as a breakthrough in scientific research of renewable Continue reading Is this Exxon’s secret weapon against electric cars?
[USA] At the company’s annual shareholder meeting this May, roughly 62% of the votes were in favor of having ExxonMobil Continue reading ExxonMobil to climate-change activists: Chew on this
[USA] From 2005 to 2012, dozens of companies managed to extract hundreds of millions in cash from VCs in hopes of ultimately Continue reading Eric Wesoff: Hard lessons from the great algae biofuel bubble
[Global] Spring is here, and the air is fresh with new hopes and possibilities. We’ll get to those in a minute. First, let’s remind Continue reading What happened to the promise of biofuels?