Fresh insight into invasive plant that blights UK rivers     2018/08/10 17:00

New research into the behavior of an invasive plant seen on riverbanks across the UK could help improve the management of the problem, experts have found.

How to protect yeast from damage in biofuel production     2018/08/09 22:50

Some chemicals used to speed up the breakdown of plants for production of biofuels like ethanol are poison to the yeasts that turn the plant sugars into fuel. Researchers have identified two changes to a single gene that can make the yeast tolerate the pretreatment chemicals.

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