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Evidence that inexpensive device boosts fuel economy by up to 20 percent

Amid sticker-shock fuel prices, researchers in Pennsylvania are reporting results of laboratory tests and road tests... Read More

Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice

The combination of beer, wastewater, microbes, fuel cells, high school students and teachers sounds like a witches’ brew... Read More

Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice

The combination of beer, wastewater, microbes, fuel cells, high school students and teachers sounds like a witches’ brew... Read More

Biofuels researcher searches for new sources

The words are becoming familiar, even if the products aren't: biofuel, biobased, biodiesel, bioethanol. All refer to fuel... Read More

Fossil fuel

Definition noun (1) Any fuel formed from hydrocarbon deposits (e.g. coal, petroleum or oil, natural gas, etc.) or... Read More

Waste coffee grounds offer new source of biodiesel fuel

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly... Read More

Researchers Look Into Growing Biofuel Crops On Abandoned Industrial Sites

Growing crops for biofuels summons images of fuel alternatives springing from the rural heartland. But a Michigan State... Read More

Fuel

Fuel 1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire; combustible matter used for fires, as wood, coal,... Read More

Biofuel Cells Without The Bio Cells

Proteins keep cells humming. Some are enzymes that taxi electrons to chemicals outside the cell, to discharge excess energy... Read More

Darkness Unveils Vital Metabolic Fuel Switch Between Sugar And Fat

Constant darkness throws a molecular switch in mammals that shifts the body's fuel consumption from glucose to fat and... Read More

Cow stomach holds key to turning corn into biofuel

An enzyme from a microbe that lives inside a cow’s stomach is the key to turning corn plants into fuel, according to... Read More

Biodiesel America: How to Achieve Energy Security, Free America from Middle-east Oil Dependence And Make Money Growing Fuel

Biodiesel America: How to Achieve Energy Security, Free America from Middle-east Oil Dependence And Make Money Growing... Read More

Fuel Oil and Traffic Pollution May Increase Risk of Respiratory Problems in Inner-City Children

Exposure shortly after birth to ambient metals from fuel oil combustion and particles from diesel emissions is... Read More

World’s next fuel source could be designer organisms

The scientist who cracked the human genome now hopes to exploit the properties of DNA to solve the world's pending... Read More

Offshore oil and gas platforms could provide more than just fuel; cures for cancer and AIDS could be at stake

BATON ROUGE -- Offshore oil and gas platforms may begin providing consumers with more than just fuel, thanks to new... Read More

Bio-crude turns cheap waste into valuable fuel

CSIRO and Monash University have developed a chemical process that turns green waste into a stable bio-crude... Read More

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but gasoline might

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the development of "green gasoline," a liquid identical to standard... Read More

Biodiesel: Growing A New Energy Economy

Biodiesel: Growing A New Energy Economy      ... Read More

Proteomic Analysis of Mussels Exposed to Fresh and Weathered Prestige’s Oil

Proteomic Analysis of Mussels Exposed to Fresh and Weathered Prestige’s Oil Itxaso Apraiz1,#, Giulia Leoni1,*,§, David... Read More

If corn is biofuels king, tropical maize may be emperor

When University of Illinois crop scientist Fred Below began growing tropical maize, the form of corn grown in the tropics,... Read More

UGA researcher leads effort to sequence and catalog conifer genes for future biofuels research

Athens, Ga. – Jeffrey Dean, professor of forest biotechnology in the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry... Read More

Engineered tobacco plants have more potential as a biofuel

(PHILADELPHIA) Researchers from the Biotechnology Foundation Laboratories at Thomas Jefferson University have identified a... Read More

Bioengineers Succeed in Producing Plastics Without the Use of Fossil Fuels

A team of pioneering South Korean scientists have succeeded in producing the polymers used for everyday plastics... Read More

Some Biofuels Risk Biodiversity And Could End Up Harming Environment

Biofuels are widely considered one of the most promising sources of renewable energy by policy makers and environmentalists... Read More

NASA’s Chandra Finds Black Holes Are ‘Green’

    X-ray, Radio, Infrared Image of NGC 4696. (Image from X-ray: NASA/CXC/KIPAC/S.Allen... Read More

How Humans Have Disrupted The Nitrogen Cycle

June 5, 2009 — More and more, scientists are getting a better grip on the nitrogen cycle. They are learning about sources... Read More

Ash

Ash (Science: radiobiology) fusion reaction products trapped in a plasma. Ash is bad because (a) it generally radiates more... Read More

More large forest fires linked to climate change

    The aftermath of the Aspen Fire, a large and severe forest fire that occurred in... Read More

Biomass

Definition noun (1) The total mass of all living material in a specific area, habitat, or region. (2) Biological material... Read More

Jelly Beans Among Supplements To Be Studied For Effectiveness In Improving Exercise Performance And Warding Off Fatigue After Exercise

Researchers from the UC Davis Sports Medicine Program and Nutrition Department are using competitive endurance athletes in... Read More

Contributions of nitrogen deposition and forest regrowth to terrestrial carbon uptake

Contributions of nitrogen deposition and forest regrowth to terrestrial carbon uptake Galina Churkina1, Kristina Trusilova1,... Read More

E.coli a future source of energy?

For most people, the name “E. coli” is synonymous with food poisoning and product recalls, but a professor in Texas... Read More

Curbing C. difficile’s toxin production

As if being admitted to the hospital weren't bad enough, patients, once admitted, are at higher risk of becoming infected... Read More

New Bacterial Behavior: Puzzling ‘Dance’ of Electricity-Producing Bacteria Near Energy Sources

Bacteria dance the electric slide, officially named electrokinesis by the USC geobiologists who discovered the... Read More

Low-emission, high-performance engine for future hybrids

A cross-sectional view of the FPLA. Credit: Qingfeng Li (Click image to enlarge) In an... Read More

Sugar

Definition noun plural: sugars sug·ar, ˈʃʊɡɚ (1) Any monosaccharide or disaccharide, used especially by organisms... Read More

Nano springs eternal; Protozoan ‘engine’ posts nano records

Bioscience news from the cell biology meeting in San FranciscoLooking through his handmade microscope in 1702, it was Anton... Read More

Desert Plant May Hold Key To Surviving Food Shortage

Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi is a species of Kalanchoe. (Image credit : Wikipedia.org)  (Click image to... Read More

Ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants in Derashe and Kucha Districts, South Ethiopia

Ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants in Derashe and Kucha Districts, South Ethiopia Kebu Balemie and Fassil... Read More

Firing

Definition noun (physiology) The discharge of an action potential by a neuron. (medicine) The old technique where fire or... Read More