Solazyme's twisted path to an algae-based future

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Jole Makower explores a company's decade-long quest to transform and optimize the currency of the industrial economy

A funny thing happened on the road to disrupting the market for petroleum-based fuels: A San Francisco-area biotech startup found itself in the food, cosmetics and specialty chemicals business. And while...

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