Monthly Archives: June 2011

Electricity from waste heat

“University of Minnesota engineering researchers in the College of Science and Engineering have recently discovered a new alloy material that converts heat directly into electricity. This revolutionary energy conversion method is in the early stages of development, but it could … Continue reading

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Cutting aviation costs with Jatropha oil

Jatropha curcas, a poisonous, semi-evergreen shrub that can grow as high as 20 feet, produces seeds laden with oil that backers say is an ideal biofuel. One company that maintains 194,000 acres of the plant under cultivation in India is … Continue reading

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Diesel fuel from carbon dioxide and methane

Carbon Sciences to Produce First Samples of Diesel Fuel Company‚Äôs proprietary catalyst is ready to be used with a proven commercial process to make diesel fuel from natural gas Santa Barbara, CA – June 6, 2011 – Carbon Sciences, Inc. … Continue reading

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