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Posts tagged hydrocarbons

November 10, 2016

 

The difference between diesel and gasoline has to do with the average length and shape of the carbon chains each contains.

Some Fuel For Thought

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

March 18, 2016

 

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Cleaning up the Ozone Layer 

Chlorofluorocarbons are destroying the ozone layer, but propane, which bonds to them, could be used to remove them from the atmosphere.

April 27, 2015

 

E. Coli produces hydrocarbons chemically identical to those in commercial fuel.

Fuel-making Bacteria

Bacteria may soon be leading the charge of high-energy biofuel.

July 15, 2013

 

Have you ever seen a tube worm?

All About Tube Worms

Tube worms eat vile things such as sulfur without complaining, and still manage to survive with flare.

May 28, 2012

 

Check out the bubble being formed in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, CA>

Toxic Tar Balls And The Chumash People

Did toxic tar balls cause the health problems associated with the Chumash people?

February 24, 2011

 

NASA Scientists Believe Saturn’s Moon Titan May Have Life

Could Titan support life? Scientists hope to learn more about Titan's atmosphere to find out!

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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