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Posts tagged petroleum

December 20, 2013

 

An abandoned gas pump with handle.

Some Fuel For Thought

The number of carbon atoms in fuel determines its chemical properties.

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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