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DuPont and NREL to develop world's first integrated 'bio-refinery'

WILMINGTON, Del. and GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 6, 2003 DuPont and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today announced a joint research agreement leading toward the development of the world's first integrated "bio-refinery" that uses corn or other renewable resources rather than traditional petrochemicals to produce a host of valuable fuels and value-added chem...

Plant genes imported from unrelated species more often than previously thought, IU biologists find

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Scientists have long thought gene exchange between individuals of unrelated species to be an extremely rare event among eukaryotes -- the massive group of organisms that counts among its members humans, oak trees, kelp and mushrooms -- throughout the group's 2 billion year history.... ...But a new Indiana University Bloomington study in this week's Nature suggests that such g...

Cooperation between unrelated male lizards adds a new wrinkle to evolutionary theory

SANTA CRUZ, CA--Blue-throated lizards that help each other achieve reproductive success are also helping scientists understand how social cooperation evolved. ...... Most examples of cooperative behavior in animals involve cooperation between genetically related individuals, which is explained by the theory of "kin selection." Now, researchers have described an example of cooperation between gene...

New study claims data on pollutants worldwide are unreliable, and that some may be less--or more--harmful than thought

. ATHENS, Ga.-- Much of the information on pollution world-wide is flawed.at best and could be entirely wrong, according to a just-published study, led by.a visiting scientist at the University of Georgia. The consequences of this.oversight are beginning to threaten public health and the environment, according.the paper's senior author, research microbiologist David Lewis.. The re...

Idun Pharmaceuticals Identifies Cell Type And Molecular Pathway Involved In TransplantationRelated Liver Damage

.La Jolla, CA, November 9, 1998 - Idun Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today presented data.on the cellular mechanism causing cell death during liver transplantation.surgery at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases meeting in.Chicago, IL. The research, titled "Selective Apoptosis of Sinusoidal.Endothelial Cells Occurs During Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury of the Liver by a.Caspase-Depende...
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