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6 Hottie Trends to Watch In Bioeconomy Feedstocks

6 Hottie Trends to Watch In Bioeconomy Feedstocks

December 6, 2016 |

Fair to say that, hands-down, the most interesting bioconversion engines ever assembled were crowd-sourced, if you will, via evolution — and they reside inside plants (aquatic and terrestrial). There appears to be no end to the metabolic pathways they contain. And, despite millions of years of frenetic evolution, as Sinatra sang it in 1964 with […]

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Yabba Dabba Rabba Dopsis: A coming revolution in crop yields during times of drought?

Yabba Dabba Rabba Dopsis: A coming revolution in crop yields during times of drought?

July 25, 2012 |

Can new computational power, souped-up genetic knowledge and fresh algorithms usher in a new era in crop yields, and resistance to disease and drought? Will a new model plant revolutionize energy grasses and food crops, and transform crop-based genetic engineers from a modern Stone Age family into Masters of the Digital Age? Here we are, […]

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