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Digest Bioeconomy Index gains 0.76 percent to 56/79 as advanced bio equities rally

Digest Bioeconomy Index gains 0.76 percent to 56/79 as advanced bio equities rally

August 29, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, gained 0.76 percent to 56/79 as advanced bio equities rallied. For the day, Gevo (GEVO) jumped 14.87 percent to $0.59, while bioAMber (BIOA) advanced 3.07 percent to $3.69. Among other equities, Aemetis (AMTX) rebounded 5.81 percent to $1.64. Overall, advances led declines by […]

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Crazy Sexy Gut Health

Crazy Sexy Gut Health

August 29, 2016 |

Gaze at your navel for a second. Use a mirror if you like. Go ahead, it’s OK, I won’t tell anyone. Yes, the navel, the omphalos. To the Greeks it represented the Center of the World. And now, we are learning, it might well be the very center of your health and well-being. The Gut that […]

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Strategic intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cargill in the advanced bioeconomy

Strategic intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cargill in the advanced bioeconomy

August 29, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconmy. In this slide deck, we looked at Cargill, and its M&A activity, direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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Recycled tires: overlooked as a fuel source?

Recycled tires: overlooked as a fuel source?

August 28, 2016 |

Oil from recycled tires has been overlooked as a potential fuel source, yet it is the most reliable and easiest to refine of all, according to oil expert Tim Rose of Southern Oil. Rose said that “the future potential of this source of feedstock is immense, in fact preferable to other bio-oils from plants such […]

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Will Intrexon’s methane gambit transform the world?

Will Intrexon’s methane gambit transform the world?

August 28, 2016 |

By the end of 2018, Intrexon is guiding the market that it will have successfully commercialized a technology to convert methane, or the primary component of natural gas, into isobutanol, a liquid fuel with a density far closer to gasoline than ethanol. There has been substantial doubt raised, especially in The Motley Fool, regarding Intrexon’s […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to United Airlines and sustainable fuels

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to United Airlines and sustainable fuels

August 28, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconmy. In this slide deck, we looked at United Airlines, which recently invested in Fulcrum Bioenergy and signed a long-term offtake contract with AltAir Fuels.

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Digest Bioeconomy Index dips 0.53 percent to 56.36 as advanced bio fades

Digest Bioeconomy Index dips 0.53 percent to 56.36 as advanced bio fades

August 28, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, dipped 0.53 percent to 56.36 as advanced bio faded. For the day, Amyris (AMRS) slid 3.10 percent to $0.42, while Aemetis (AMTX) dropped 4.91 percent to $1.55. Among other equities, Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) rebounded 1.49 percent to $6.81. Overall, declines led advances by […]

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Amyris’ Biossance Launches “Breakthrough, Innovative” Modeling Mask

Amyris’ Biossance Launches “Breakthrough, Innovative” Modeling Mask

August 28, 2016 |

In California, Amyris launched The Detoxifier, an innovative, new modeling mask for the face. This mask gently detoxifies and deeply hydrates the face, while calming and soothing the skin with squalane. This single-use, peel off modeling mask is the latest in a full line-up of products from Biossance that embodies the brand’s philosophy of providing […]

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US ethanol production reaches 15.64 billion gallon annual rate

US ethanol production reaches 15.64 billion gallon annual rate

August 28, 2016 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.028 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.18 million gallons daily. That is down just a hair from last week’s record-tying 1.029 million b/d. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 1.020 million b/d for an annualized rate of […]

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Propel Launches ProShop, Connecting California’s Low Carbon Fuel Culture

Propel Launches ProShop, Connecting California’s Low Carbon Fuel Culture

August 28, 2016 |

In California, Propel Fuels has launched Propel ProShop, an online store for customers to purchase apparel and accessories. In addition to the ProShop, Propel has launched its Hi-Octane Society (Flex Fuel E85) and Diesel Pro (Renewable Diesel HPR) aficionado clubs, providing unique social forums for customers to share photos, videos and experiences about their use of high-performance, low-carbon fuels. […]

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