Sorghum’s on a roll – Purdue University joins the wave of support for the plant as a cellulosic option for biofuels production.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s BioEnergy Science Center have described what makes “tension wood” so desirable as a biofuel feedstock.
The University of Washington and Washington State University have received $40 million each to commercialize bio-based aviation and diesel fuels made from wood.
Researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute have developed a biofuel engineered from a bacteria and yeast with chemical properties similar to diesel fuel.
Researchers at the University of Illinois find that miscanthus and switchgrass will consume increasing amount of precious water as climate conditions change.
There’s oodles of sorghum in Kansas, and now state university researchers have funding to learn more about turning the cereal crop into biofuel.
The Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit at Berkeley National Lab is designed to help researchers commercialize advanced next-generation biofuels.
Looking for more efficient crops, the Obama administration hands out $12.2 million in grants to support biofuels and bioenergy research.
Rice University engineering researchers unveiled a new method that rapidly converts glucose into butanol about 10 times faster than any other known method.
The American automaker and the Department of Energy recently announced that they’ll be working together to explore the commercial bio-diesel potential of a plant traditionally thought of as a weed.
Sugar polymers in woody materials are difficult to convert into biofuel, but new research shows that gribble, isopods that devour wood, might contain the secret to easy biofuel conversion.