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Nanocellulose for tires: something new in performance and sustainability

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Tasty Energy Treats You Can Make From Brownies

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US slaps Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel producers with huge anti-dumping penalties

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In search of next-gen bioproducts and fuels, DOE invests $40M in 4 Bioenergy Research...

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Corbion bids to acquire TerraVia

In California, Corbion has made a $20M stalking horse stock and asset purchase bid for TerraVia . The purchase agreement provides TerraVia with a binding...

For jet reset via renewable fuel, think carinata

The US ethanol industry is working hard on E15 deployment right now — from market deployment to regulatory relief, there’s action on every front...

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