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Researchers produce two bio-fuels from a single algae
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Researchers produce two bio-fuels from a single algae

30.1.2015: A common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both biodiesel and jet fuel, according to a new study published in the journal Energy & Fuels. The researchers, led by Greg O'Neil of Western Washington University and Chris Reddy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, exploited an unusual and untapped class of chemical compounds in the algae to synthesize two different fuel products, in parallel, a from a single algae.

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Link discovered between severe scoliosis and rare mutations
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2.2.2015: Children with rare mutations in two genes are about four times more likely to develop severe scoliosis than their peers with normal versions of the genes, scientists have found. The research at...

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Viewing Cancer on the Move: New Device Yields Close-up Look at Metastasis
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21.11.2014: Johns Hopkins engineers have invented a lab device to give cancer researchers an unprecedented microscopic look at metastasis, the complex way that tumor cells spread through the body, causing more...

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