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2013-09-24 10:55:05

Is there any connection between wine and biodiesel? The answer is yes, however surprising it may seem. Acetals are chemical compounds found in many wines, like port, for example, which give it a unique, sweet smell. However if acetals are blended with biodiesel, they improve its properties. The SUPREN research group of the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Environment of the Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao (UPV/EHU) is working on a project that is seeking to encourage the use of...

Future Biofuels May Rely On Panda Poop Microbes
2013-09-11 08:00:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two years ago, redOrbit reported that scientists were researching the possibility of using panda poop to make biofuels. “Who would have guessed that ‘panda poop’ might help solve one of the major hurdles to producing biofuels, which is optimizing the breakdown of the raw plant materials used to make the fuels?” Ashli Brown, PhD, said at the time. “We hope our research will help expand the use of biofuels in the future and...

Coffee Grounds Could Be A Promising Energy Resource For The Future
2013-09-10 05:05:14

[ Watch the Video: Biodiesel From Used Coffee Grounds ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A large percentage of people turn to coffee for energy to start their day, but new research suggests that the caffeinated beverage could also serve as fuel to power automobiles and appliances. Yang Liu of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) and colleagues report that an ingredient in old coffee grounds could be converted into...

2013-09-09 23:24:35

The NCERC at SIUE team will crisscross the country this week, presenting research findings and advocating for federal biofuels policy as staff members participate in national conferences in St. Louis, Omaha, Neb. and Washington, D.C. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The NCERC at SIUE team will crisscross the country this week, presenting research findings and advocating for federal biofuels policy as staff members participate in national conferences in St. Louis, Omaha, Neb....

2013-08-28 23:24:39

The highly regulated Global Sugar Manufacturing industry has had a challenging five years as production and global sugar prices have seen large fluctuations, but the industry's outlook looks brighter as international trade and production increases and global sugar consumption grows. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Global Sugar Manufacturing industry to its growing report collection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 It has...

2013-08-15 23:17:30

Complementary Technology and Dedicated Feedstock Supply Enhance Commercial Viability (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Edeniq, a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, and Pacific Ag, the leader in large-scale agricultural feedstock supply chains, announced today a five-year exclusive collaboration agreement to assist existing corn-based ethanol production facilities to add cellulosic ethanol production, thereby diversifying feedstock sources, enhancing long term production margins, and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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