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  • Slew of deals for Emeryville biotech firm Amyris

     
    Amyris Biotechnologies, an Emeryville-based synthetic fuel firm, has kept busy recently. The company, which filed for a $100-million initial public offering in April, seemed to spend the last week announcing a bevy of deals it had signed, most revolving...
  • California biofuel companies land on list of 30 'transformative technologies'

     
    Several California organizations earned positions on a list of innovative biofuel technologies released this week by Florida-based Biofuels Digest. Companies including Amyris Biotechnologies in Emeryville and Cobalt Technologies of Mountain View are among...
  • Volcano: Alaska Airlines Resuming Flights

    - Alaska Airlines says it's resuming flights to and from Alaska after ash clouds cleared from the most recent eruption of Mount Redoubt. Thirty-five flights were canceled through early Tuesday morning because of six eruptions from the volcano about 100...
  • Eco-Friendly in the Bedroom

    Whether it's taking a bath together to conserve water or being eco-conscious in the bedroom, more couples are turning to eco-friendly sex products. Everything from the popular hemp lubricants to silicone vibrators. Candace wasn't about to take a risk...
  • Thanksgiving Beauty Party

    For the exact recipes, see the information below.  For more information on Stacy Cox, go to www.stacycoxtvhost.com. Bed Bath and Beyond helped Stacy decorate the beautiful Thanksgiving table that was seen in the segment.  For more information on the 5...
  • Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby

    Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby
    And you thought choosing a name was hard. Navigating the maze of crib mattresses involves more than noting your crib's measurements and heading to the nearest baby store -- especially if you're concerned about the chemical makeup of your child's bed. We...
  • Second Penguin Dies, Zoo Suspects Case of Avian Malaria

    Second Penguin Dies, Zoo Suspects Case of Avian Malaria
    A penguin died Thursday night from complications related to a suspected case of avian malaria says Woodland Park officials. Avian malaria is a parasitic blood disease transmitted by mosquitoes. The 21-year-old bird had been undergoing intensive...
  • Beauty and the plastic beast

    In the garage, shed or basement of nearly every gardener, you will find stacks of plastic pots. Then there are mulch bags, pesticide and fertilizer bottles, flat trays from six-packs of annuals. We think of our gardening as greening the world, but it...
  • Thief uses lubricant to swipe ring on woman's hand

    Police said a thief used a Vaseline-like lubricant to swipe an expensive ring off an elderly woman's hand in broad daylight. Authorities said two men bumped 80-year-old Helen Artim's car, then asked her to open her trunk to check for damage. Police...
  • Dracula Blood Therapy: Can it Make You Look Younger?

    Dracula Blood Therapy: Can it Make You Look Younger?
    LOS ANGELES -- Dracula used to drain his victims of their blood to steal their life force, but through modern technology, doctors may have found a way to return some of that stolen vitality to their patients. We know that blood can be used to save lives,...
  • Lifeskills: How to iron a shirt

    Lifeskills: How to iron a shirt
    Surely, there will come a moment in your life when the only thing that stands between you and whatever it is you covet (job interview/hot date/big meeting/you name it) is the wrinkled mess that is your only clean shirt. To assist, we called on Gwen...