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UK's First 'Poo Bus' Rides on Human Waste Fuel

It runs from Bristol Airport to Bath City Center

4 hours ago from TIME

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ITER's new chief will shake-up troubled fusion reactor

Bernard Bigot, the next director general of ITER, will take management inspiration from the physics lab CERN

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Nature News

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This Machine Turns Water And CO2 Into Petrol

Despite all the efforts to the contrary, it's an uncomfortable truth that our world mostly still runs on oil, made from dead little creatures and pumped from under the ocean. So a machine that ...

41 minutes ago from Gizmodo

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LiquidPiston unveils quiet X Mini engine prototype

LiquidPiston has a new X Mini engine which is a small 70 cubic centimeter gasoline powered "prototype. This is a quiet, four-stroke engine with near-zero vibration. The company said it can bring ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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New battery technology for electric vehicles

Scientists at the Canadian Light Source are on the forefront of battery technology using cheaper materials with higher energy and better recharging rates that make them ideal for electric vehicles ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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BMW i3 is first electric model to be crowned Green Car of the Year

The BMW i3 has become the first pure electric car ever to win the Green Car of the Year award, as part of the Los Angeles Auto Show.The Green Car Journal presents the award, and it's quite a ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Techradar

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Oat oil preparation makes you feel fuller

Oats contain more fat than other cereals, and oat oil has a unique composition. A new study from Lund University, Härröd Research and Swedish Oat Fiber AB, shows a special oat oil preparation ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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Toray's Thermoplastic CFRP Employed for Toyota's Fuel-cell Vehicle

Toray Industries Inc announced Nov 19, 2014, that its thermoplastic carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) has been employed for Toyota Motor Corp's "Mirai" fuel-cell vehicle to be launched ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Tech-On

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Electrochemical cell converts waste heat into electricity

Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science today, this scenario ...

Tue 18 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Plantui Plantation gives the smart garden room to grow

Harsh, cold winters and scarce arable land make growing crops a challenge in Finland. A team of entrepreneurs hailing from the icy nordic nation believe this gives them a certain authority when ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Gizmag

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