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I'm on a mission to better understand the field of synthetic biology, which is a collection of tools applied to living things (microbes, human cells, wild animals) to attain useful outcomes (chemical production, curing of disease, protecting ecosystems). Essentially, it's a story about using biology as technology. It's about making genetic codes as easy to read, edit, and write as software code. It's about insulating supply chains and avoiding carbon dioxide emissions. It's about all of us -- the walking, talking biological machines taking instructions from our genes.

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Can Intrexon Corp's Jaw-Dropping Growth Continue after Tuesday's 20% Jump?

Next-generation biotech Intrexon kept the growth going in 2014. What powered the company ahead? Where is the company headed?

Mon Mar 2

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Sat Feb 28

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 2:08 PM

This Billionaire CEO Just Made Another Biotech Acquisition -- and Hardly Anyone Noticed

Intrexon, led by biotech billionaire R.J. Kirk, acquired a little known Belgian biotech. Is it a big deal for investors?

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 10:08 AM

This Next-Generation Biotech Just Set the Stage for a Big 2015

Amyris has a steadily increasing stream of momentum behind it as the next-generation biotech enters 2015.

Fri Feb 27

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 2:00 PM

Solazyme Earnings: The Only News That Really Matters

Fourth quarter and full-year 2014 earnings have arrived. Here's what Solazyme investors need to know.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 9:42 AM

Build or Conquer? 3 Companies Battling Over the Future of Biofuels

New renewable fuels promise to be more sustainable and compatible than first-generation biofuels, but the competition among first movers is fierce.

Thu Feb 26

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 11:00 AM

3 Energy Stocks That Are Lean, Mean, Dividend Machines

Not all dividends are created equally. The cream of the crop have a strong history of raising their dividends, undeterred, for years on end, and solid earnings growth or visibility. Here are three that fit the bill and recently increased payouts.

Tue Feb 24

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 10:34 AM

U.S. Silica Holdings Earnings: Don’t Freak Out Today

U.S. Silica Holdings stock fell 52% in the last six months. Here’s what you need to watch when the company reports 2014 earnings.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 9:41 AM

3 Ways General Electric Company Will Power the Future of Energy

General Electric Company was among the first to bring electricity to the masses through market-leading innovation. Not much has changed 120 years later.

Mon Feb 23

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 7:56 AM

You'll Never Guess the Fastest-Growing Energy Source in Oil-Rich Texas

No, it's not natural gas. But companies such as NRG Energy and NextEra Energy should steer you in the right direction.

Sat Feb 21

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 12:05 PM

What the Dow Chemical Company's $20 Billion Growth Project Means to Investors

Investors have long heard about the Sadara joint venture, but with initial operations due to start in 2015, it's a good time to review its importance.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 11:05 AM

Investors Beware: 3 Renewable Products That Destroy the "Green Premium" Myth

Think a product is worth more because it was produced in an environmentally friendly way? These three renewable products bust the Green Premium myth.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 8:29 AM

In Case You Missed It, Obama Just Proposed The Solar Tax Credit Remain in Effect -- Forever

Forever is a very long time -- but that could be good news for these renewable energy companies and suppliers, including General Electric.

Sun Feb 15

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 11:00 AM

Forget Food and Fuel: America's Corn Is Worth $125 Billion to This Industry

The "food vs. fuel" argument is old news, and not really supported by data. Investors today should realize how valuable American corn will be to this emerging industry being powered by Solazyme and DuPont.

Fri Feb 13

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 11:55 AM

Silicon Valley Is Throwing Money at Food Startups. Can Solazyme Take Advantage?

Solazyme has an award-winning portfolio of food ingredients. Now it just needs to commercialize them.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 12:12 AM

These Shocking Numbers Show Organic Farming's Biggest Downfall

If you think organic farming is the most sustainable form of agriculture, then you need to see these numbers from the USDA.

Thu Feb 12

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 3:00 PM

5 Things Archer Daniels Midland Management Wants You to Know

Insights from management from the fourth quarter and full-year 2014 earnings conference call.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 12:02 PM

Does This Biotech Billionaire Own the Best Stock for the Next Decade?

Synthetic biology leader Intrexon has a great deal of potential and a charismatic owner in R.J. Kirk, but could it really be the best stock to own for the next decade, as CNBC's Bill Miller believes?

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 9:28 AM

5 Things Dow Chemical Company Management Wants You to Know

Insights from The Dow Chemical Company management from the fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings conference call.

Wed Feb 11

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 1:47 AM

Dear EPA, Please Fix Biofuels in 2015

The EPA desperately needs to address the shortcomings of its previous renewable fuels policies. Here's one potential solution that could have far-reaching effects.

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