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Companies such as Gevo hope to become profitable by turning corn into chemicals.
A simple catalytic process converts plant sugars into gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel.
A startup’s catalytic process converts biomass directly into components of gasoline.
Virent says supplementing biomass with fossil fuel could increase yields and lower costs.
A new catalyst breaks down greenhouse gases and pollutants at room temperature.
As yet another biofuels company prepares for a stock offering, some wonder if the company is worthy of going public at all.
Newly engineered E. coli streamline the conversion of cellulose into fuel.
A copper-based catalyst helps turn the gas into antifreeze and household cleaners.
Research in mice suggests that it might be possible to delete specific painful memories.