The plenary breakfast speaker today, R. James Woolsey, Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton, Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, just finished speaking. He really focused on how biotechnology can play a role in our national security. Besides what most people probably think of first in terms of cures or innoculants for bio-terror induced disease he spent a while talking about energy and independence from terrorist controlled foreign oil.
BASF Plant Science held an end-of-day press conference to talk about their intent to dedicate more than $320 million over the next three years to develop biotechnological optimized crop plants.
The #17 Team Ethanol car is on display here at BIO 2006 in the Novozymes booth. Nobozymes is one of the sponsors of the car.
The President of BIO, Jim Greenwood (l) and Chairman, Jim Mullen (r), made some remarks to the press this morning.
This past weekend we unveiled the new skin for Domestic Fuel, our alternative fuels website. Check it out. We’d love to know what you think. We switched to a 3-column blog format to allow us more opportunities for advertising and promotions and to make navigation easier.
Rather than update the previous post announcement on this I thought I’d just copy the post from Domestic Fuel:
Here’s a post I wish I didn’t have to write. Actually I was on my way home to link you to the posts we did yesterday about the big opening race of the Indy Racing League in Homestead, FL. That’s because it’s the first race in which all the cars will be running on a blend of ethanol and one …