Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Acetone plus light creates a green jet fuel additive
26/02/2020 - Take biomass-derived acetone -- common nail polish remover -- use light to upgrade it to higher-mass hydrocarbons, and, voila, you have a domestically generated product that can be blended with...
La biotecnología de proteínas es clave para la innovación productiva
08/08/2019 - Al encuentro, moderado por el Dr Gabriel Sternik del Centro de Biotecnología Industrial de INTI, asistieron académicos y profesionales vinculados a las industrias de...
Plant cells eat their own ... membranes and oil droplets
03/05/2019 - Biochemists have discovered two ways that autophagy, or self-eating, controls the levels of oils in plant cells. The study describes how this cannibalistic-sounding process actually helps plants...
Una Biotech danesa convierte a las bacterias en adictos al trabajo de fermentación
19/03/2019 - The Danish biotech Enduro Genetics has shown it can improve the yield of fermentation by engineering bacteria to become ‘addicted’ to being productive.
Un paso clave para desarrollar la bioenergía en Argentina
15/11/2018 - La bioenergía es un tipo de energía renovable que está en auge en todo el mundo porque es limpia (genera pocos residuos y son biodegradables) y permite aprovechar desechos...
Fewer biofuels, more green space: Climate action researcher calls for urgent shift
05/10/2018 - Growing and harvesting bioenergy crops -- corn for ethanol or trees to fuel power plants, for example -- is a poor use of land, which is a precious resource in the fight against climate change, says...
Intestinal bacteria produce electric current from sugar
21/09/2018 - Intestinal bacteria can create an electric current, according to a new study. The results are valuable for the development of drugs, but also for the production of bioenergy, for example.
Algae-forestry, bioenergy mix could help make CO2 vanish from thin air
16/04/2018 - An unconventional mélange of algae, eucalyptus and bioenergy with carbon capture and storage appears to be a quirky ecological recipe. But, scientists have an idea that could use that recipe to help...