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Researchers with the U.S Department of Energy (DOE)'s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have identified a potential new advanced biofuel that could replace today's standard fuel for diesel engines but would be clean, green, renewable and produced in the United States.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have discovered how an enzyme "knows" where to insert a double bond when desaturating plant fatty acids.
Understanding the flow and processing of carbon in the world's oceans, which cover 70 percent of Earth's surface, is central to understanding global climate cycles, with many questions remaining unanswered.
Berkeley Lab researchers develop inexpensive technique for making high quality nanowire solar cells.
The expression "beauty's only skin-deep" has often been applied to the chemistry of materials because so much action takes place at the surface.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be at the forefront of research, education, and technology for sustainable energy systems with a five-year, $18 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.