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Research Spotlight

August 31, 2011

Creating biofuels from region-specific biomass could make a huge dent in fossil fuel use for transportation. But moving lightweight, bulky biomass from farms to factories could leave a large carbon...

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August 21, 2011

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Pretreating non-edible biomass – corn leaves, stalks or switch grass – holds the keys for unlocking its energy potential and making it economically viable, according to...

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August 09, 2011

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Farmers and policymakers should wait before converting Conservation Reserve Program land to corn and soybean production, according to a Michigan State University study.

The study, which...

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July 27, 2011

Bruce Dale

Bruce Dale, Leader of GLBRC's Deconstruction Research Area, talks about biomass pretreatment, and its role in the biofuels pipeline.

Press Release

July 25, 2011

MADISON - For thousands of years, bakers and brewers have relied on yeast to convert sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide. Yet, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers eager to harness this...

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July 19, 2011

Doug Landis

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) project area leader Doug Landis explains some of the factors of determining sustainability of a biofuels crop....

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July 06, 2011

David Rothamer

GLBRC engine researcher David Rothamer explains the differences between cellulosic ethanol and corn ethanol.

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July 06, 2011

David Rothamer

GLBRC engine researcher David Rothamer explains what ethanol is and why it's a good fuel.

July 06, 2011

David Rothamer

GLBRC engine researcher David Rothamer explains what ethanol is and why it's a good fuel.

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July 06, 2011

Bruce Dale

Bruce Dale, Leader of GLBRC's Deconstruction Research Area, talks about the age-old discussion of whether cellulosic ethanol is efficient to create.

July 06, 2011

David Rothamer

GLBRC engine researcher David Rothamer explains the differences between cellulosic ethanol and corn ethanol.

Developing fruit of the burning bush

Research Spotlight

June 01, 2011

Imagine if farmers could grow plants, press their seeds to extract oil, and use that oil to sustain their farm operations rather than relying on fossil fuels. Building on ten...

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