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July 16, 2017

Four Waunakee Intermediate School teachers recently attended the Bioenergy Institute for Educators, a teacher workshop hosted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at UW-Madison’s Wisconsin Energy Institute.

The teachers...

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July 13, 2017

Appleton East High School teacher Tom Wanamaker and Kimberly High School teacher Dean Simon recently attended the Bioenergy Institute for Educators, a teacher workshop, hosted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy...

Research Spotlight

July 12, 2017

Seed oil, aka vegetable oil, is a basic part of food. Scientists have been experimenting with harvesting that oil to make biofuels that could someday power our jets and cars....

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July 09, 2017

Cellulosic biofuels could make a bigger contribution to future energy and climate strategies, as long as environmental concerns are properly factored in, according to a paper by the Great Lakes...

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July 05, 2017

A few key principles for managing environmental tradeoffs could make cellulosic biofuels—liquid energy derived from grasses and wood—better for the climate and economy.

“The climate benefit of cellulosic biofuels is...

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July 04, 2017

In Wisconsin, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy-funded Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) say cellulosic biofuels could provide an environmentally sustainable way of meeting energy needs, but with a...

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July 03, 2017

Last week, two Mauston High School teachers, Yvonne Butterfield and Luke Heath, attended the Bioenergy Institute for Educators, a teacher workshop hosted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at...

Press Release

June 29, 2017

Could cellulosic biofuels – or liquid energy derived from grasses and wood – become a green fuel of the future, providing an environmentally sustainable way of meeting energy needs? ...

Research Spotlight

June 26, 2017

Ten Michigan State University professors have been named University Distinguished Professors in recognition of their achievements in the classroom, laboratory and community.

The Board of Trustees voted on and approved...

By Martin Vorel. Public Domain

Research Spotlight

June 21, 2017

Sometimes, when a science experiment doesn’t work out, unexpected opportunities open up. That’s what Yang Yang and the Benning lab have found in their latest work on sustainable biofuels.

When they tried to...

David Peris

Research Spotlight

June 14, 2017

In the world of biofuels research, the baker’s yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae gets a lot of love, with scientists commonly tweaking the yeast’s fermentative qualities to enhance ethanol production. Researchers at...

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June 08, 2017

Winter is no time to flower, which is why so many plants have evolved the ability to wait for the snow to melt before investing precious resources in blooms.

Waking...

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