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May 8, 2013
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Reducing arsenic in food chain

Soil may harbor answer to reducing arsenic in rice Harsh Bais and Janine Sherrier of the University of Delaware’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences are studying whether a naturally occurring soil bacterium, referred to asUD1023 because it was first … Continue reading

May 17, 2012
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Microbe That Can Handle Ionic Liquids

New Find From Joint BioEnergy Institute Could Help Reduce Biofuel Production Costs In the search for technology by which economically competitive biofuels can be produced from cellulosic biomass, the combination of sugar-fermenting microbes and ionic liquid solvents looks to be … Continue reading

May 5, 2012
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From Soil Microbe to Super-Efficient Biofuel Factory?

Berkeley Lab-led team explores a way to create biofuels, minus the photosynthesis Is there a new path to biofuels hiding in a handful of dirt? Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) biologist Steve Singer leads a group that wants to … Continue reading