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A Boon for Biofuels Research

Posted by Guest Editor on Wednesday, June 12, 2013,

Researchers from the United Kingdom, the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the University of Kentucky have recently published a paper describing a novel cellulose-degrading enzyme from a marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata, commonly known as the gribble. 

Gribbles are biologically intriguing because they exhibit a relatively unique ability to produce their own enzymes instead of using symbiotic microbes to break down the biomass they eat. New biomass-de...

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NASA Casts a Wide Net for STEM Education Partners

Posted by Guest Editor on Thursday, February 21, 2013,
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NASA Casts a Wide Net for STEM Education Partners
WASHINGTON -- NASA is inviting potential partners to help the agency achieve its strategic goals for education. 

Using its unique missions, discoveries, and assets, NASA supports education inside and outside the formal classroom to inspire and motivate educators and learners of all ages in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The agency is seeking unfunded partnerships with organizations to engage new or b...

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