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  • New yeast can ferment more sugar, make more ethanol
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    Purdue University scientists have improved a strain of yeast that can produce more biofuel from cellulosic plant material by fermenting all five types of the plant’s sugars.

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  • Crysis 2 First Gameplay Footage For Consoles
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    Crytek shows off the first gameplay footage of the upcoming sequel to one of the best looking games on the PC till date

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  • NZ Plan For Fiber To the Home
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    Ars has a note about New Zealand’s plans for nationwide broadband access, which will induce envy in many North American readers. “New Zealand has decided not to sit around while incumbent DSL operators milk the withered dugs of their cash cow until it keels over from old age. Instead, the Kiwis have established a government-owned corporation to invest NZ$1.5 billion for open-access fiber to the home. By 2020, 75 percent of residents should have, at (more…)

  • Warburton wants Tri-Nations win
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    A jaw injury could rule out Wales flanker Sam Warburton from this month’s tour to New Zealand.

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