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  • New yeast can ferment more sugar, make more ethanol
    By on June 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    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.


  • Ethanol Refinery Turns Wood Chips Into Fuel
    By on October 16, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Biofuel developer Coskata opened a new refinery in PA this week and says the “semi-commercial” operation will demonstrate technology the company says can turn almost any biomass – including trash – into ethanol.