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2010-07-27 15:50:43

Don't pour that dirty fat from the frier down the sink "“ it could be used to make the fuel of the future. Hydrogen has been tipped as a cleaner, greener alternative to fossil fuels. But scientists have struggled to find a way to make it that doesn't consume vast amounts of energy, use up scarce natural resources, or spew out high levels of greenhouse gas. Researchers at the University of Leeds have now found an energy-efficient way to make hydrogen out of used vegetable oils discarded...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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