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Algae To BioCrude In Less Than An Hour
2013-12-18 12:00:33

[ Watch The Video: Algae To Bio-Crude In Less Than 60 Minutes ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Biofuels scientists have been using algae to generate crude oil for years, but a novel process developed by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has the potential to reduce the costs associated with the process, which have been prohibitive thus far. "Cost is the big roadblock for algae-based fuel," said Douglas Elliott, the laboratory fellow who led the...

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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.