Latest Ethanol Stories
A team of Italian researchers are hoping to make catching drunk drivers easier and less expensive for police officers by developing a new portable breathalyzer capable of testing for precise alcohol concentrations.
Scientists report in Nature Communications that they have engineered yeast to consume acetic acid, a previously unwanted byproduct of the process of converting plant leaves, stems and other tissues into biofuels.
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If we're to meet a goal set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuels Standard to use 36 billion gallons per year of biofuels—mostly ethanol—the nation must expand its infrastructure for transporting and storing ethanol.
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A team from Mississippi State University has been using poop donated by giant pandas Ya Ya and Le Le from the Memphis Zoo to shift production of biofuels away from corn and other food crops and toward corn cobs, stalks and other non-food plant material.
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.