Researchers in South Korea have developed a new strategy to efficiently produce fatty acids and biofuels from glucose.
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) scientists have developed a sustainable way to demonstrate a new genetic modification that can increase the yield of natural oil in seeds by up to 15 per cent in laboratory conditions.
Scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Jodhpur, have gone a step further in the quest for low-cost biofuel. The scientists have shown that oil extracted from algae can be converted into diesel by using sand from Rajasthan.
World over scientists are working on converting algae oil into biofuels (a fuel derived immediately from living matter) using different catalysts.