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Posts tagged biofuel

August 21, 2010

 

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Scots Turn Whiskey into Biofuel

In this day and age, it pays to get creative! Scottish scientists found a way to turn materials from one of their largest exports into biofuel for cars.

March 17, 2010

 

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Can We Turn Grass Into Ethanol Fuel?

You've heard of corn as an alternative fuel but have you heard about Miscanthus?

January 20, 2010

 

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Alternative Energy? Bugs And Biofuel

Scientists may soon find another replacement for gas made from oil. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 23, 2009

 

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Guayule- A Promising Crop From The Desert

What in the world is the guayule desert-dwelling shrub?

October 3, 2008

 

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Algae Biofuel

Researchers are working on ways to use algae to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels to power cars, trucks, and even airplanes. How?

June 27, 2006

 

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The Power in Dog Doo

Many European farms have been turning animal waste into biofuel for 20 years now.

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