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Dual Turning Point for Biofuels

Published: 
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:00pm
Category: 
Energy

There is an old joke in the energy business that advanced biofuels are the fuel of the future, and always will be.

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Misgivings About How a Weed Killer Affects the Soil

Published: 
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 8:37am
Category: 
Chemicals

The puny, yellow corn stalks stand like weary sentries on one boundary of Dennis Von Arb’s field here.

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As Biofuel Demand Grows, So Do Guatemala’s Hunger Pangs

Published: 
Mon, 01/14/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

GUATEMALA CITY — In the tiny tortillerias of this city, people complain ceaselessly about the high price of corn. Just three years ago, one quetzal — about 15 cents — bought eight tortillas; today it buys only four. And eggs have tripled in price because chickens eat corn feed.