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“Biotech”

Feb 22, 2011 12:53 PM ET // Tim Wall
The desert agave plant has all the makings for a smooth biofuel.
Jun 11, 2010 07:00 PM ET // Teresa Shipley
Thanks to plant genetics, a scientist thinks he may have discovered a way to turn cancer off.
Mar 1, 2011 12:45 PM ET // Tim Wall
The bacteria-loaded waste products of beer manufacturing have much to offer.
Sep 12, 2012 02:50 AM ET // Tim Wall
The brightest berries in nature, the Pollia condensata plant's berries glisten without any pigment and never fade.
Jul 7, 2011 04:10 PM ET // Tim Wall
Bioprospectors discover a hot spring microbe that uses an extreme heat-tolerant enzyme to break down cellulose.
May 23, 2012 10:29 AM ET // Tim Wall
Kenyan crime fighters will soon have the tools to solve hippo whodunits, meerkat murders and other wildlife crimes.
Jan 18, 2011 04:26 PM ET // Tim Wall
The citrus family tree is in full bloom.
Sep 5, 2012 04:51 AM ET // Tim Wall
Cooking oil could become the raw material for plastic, giving those forks used to spear greasy french fries their own new sizzle.
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