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  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    From Poplar to Painkiller

    With a new method to synthesize a popular painkiller from plants rather than fossil fuels, a team of researchers led by biochemistry professor John Ralph […]

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    More Sustainable Feedstock for Ethanol

    Perennial crop yields can compete with corn stover, study suggests

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    The Future, Unzipped

    Biochemist John Ralph and his colleagues have pioneered a technology that could revolutionize how industry produces biofuels and other value-added goods

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Many Paths of Discovery

    Having an applied research goal can no doubt lend focus to the discovery process. For example, since its inception the charge of the Great Lakes […]

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    Uganda: The Benefits of Biogas

    Generating enthusiasm for a new kind of technology is key to its long-term success. Rebecca Larson, a CALS professor of biological systems engineering, has already […]

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Forever Rising

    We depend on yeasts for products ranging from beer and biofuel to forage and pharmaceuticals. But according to Chris Todd Hittinger and his colleagues at CALS, we’ve only begun to understand and mine the possible uses of these hardworking model microbes

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Looking for “hotspots”

    Researchers see promise in clusters of farmers who are willing to grow crops for biofuels

  • Posted on October 18, 2011
    Discovery Under Way

    From CALS Interim Dean William F. Tracy

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    Where Are We Now?

    In less than five years of operation, the CALS-led Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center has produced a number of breakthroughs that may lead to a less oil-dependent future

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    Cash Crop Biomass

    Wisconsin farmers are well positioned to take advantage of a new market—but getting there will take some fresh vision and a little retooling