biorenewable resources

New Pathways, Better Biofuels

by Washington University in St. Louis

New research stitches together the best bits of several different bacteria to synthesize a new biofuel product that matches current engines better than previously produced biofuels

Are Petite Poplars the Future of Biofuels? Studies Say Yes

by Michelle Ma-University of Washington News Office

Even as researchers test poplars’ potential to morph into everything from ethanol to chemicals in cosmetics and detergents, a commercial-scale processing plant for poplars has yet to be achieved