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Researchers find way to turn sawdust into gasoline

Researchers at KU Leuven's Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for gasoline. Using a new chemical process, they were able to convert ...

13 hours ago from

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Conservationists sue over federal coal program

Conservation groups have sued the government to force federal officials to undertake the first broad environmental review of the government's coal-leasing program in decades.

5 hours ago from

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Lazard's numbers show cost-competitive gains for wind, solar

Critics wanting to curb the enthusiasm of supporters of alternative energy have held up production cost as proof that coal and natural gas cannot be rivaled. Now there is a sign that the story ...

7 hours ago from

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Nanodot team aims to charge phones in less than a minute

The world of smartphone users, which is a very large base indeed, is ripe for better battery solutions and an Israel-based company has an attractive solution in store, in the form of nanodot ...

17 hours ago from

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Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that—given time—they would be able to pop the trunk and start the ...

Mon 24 Nov 14 from

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Converting Human-Generated Waste Into Fuel in Space

Who would've known human waste could be used to propel spacecraft from the moon back to Earth? Researchers responded to the call from NASA and came up with a process to convert waste to methane ...

6 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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

It runs from Bristol Airport to Bath City Center

Sat 22 Nov 14 from TIME

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Inclusive approach to comprehensive retrofitting project

Cuatro de Marzo is a district in the southern part of the Spanish city of Valladolid. It is a dense residential area with 190 privately-owned dwellings, developed in 1955. The area is populated ...

Mon 24 Nov 14 from

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Petalite External Battery Recharges To Full In 15 Minutes

External batteries are great as they provide you with enough juice to last you the day and then some. However what happens when it runs out of battery and you need to charge it? It'll probably ...

Mon 24 Nov 14 from Ubergizmo

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