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Shell forms biofuel company

Shell and ethanol producer Cosan have launched a multi-billion-dollar joint venture that will become a leading ethanol producer. It is the first time that Shell, a fuel distributor, will move into production. Named Raízen, the company will operate in Brazil,

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Today Chromatin, Inc. announced that it has successfully employed it’s “mini-chromosome” technology in sugarcane as a part of it’s collaboration with Switzerland head-quartered Syngenta.  What this technology allows is the simultaneous addition of several genes, something that is difficult or

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BP sees biofuel growth from U.S. grass, Brazil sugar

BP is focusing its biofuel efforts on Brazilian sugar cane and U.S. energy grasses, holding off on investments in the rest of the world for the moment, a senior executive of the global energy group said on Thursday. James Primrose,

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