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Posts tagged petroleum

November 10, 2016

 

Gasoline spilled on concrete. The spilled gasoline is iridescent, so it looks like a smashed up rainbow.

Some Fuel For Thought

What is the difference between gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel?

September 1, 2010

 

test tubes in a lab

Cynobacteria: The Future Of Fuel

Learn how scientists are using bacteria to create different types of fuels.

June 24, 2009

 

Oil shale deposit

Oil and Water

Is there more oil in the Western part of the U.S. and Canada than in Saudia Arabia? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 26, 2007

 

close-up of a chicken

Chicken Shirts

It may not be on runways in New York or Paris yet, but could chicken feather fabric become a la mode?

October 15, 2004

 

Plant Power: Soybeans and Biodiesel

As vegetables go, soybeans aren't very exciting. But they play a key role in the development of an alternative fuel called biodiesel.

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