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New Possibilities for Hydrogen-producing Algae PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 28 March 2009 17:29

Photosynthesis produces the food that we eat and the oxygen that we breathe ― could it also help satisfy our future energy needs by producing clean-burning hydrogen?

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Environmentally-friendly Energy: Sunlight Turns Carbon Dioxide to Methane PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 March 2009 21:37

(March 7, 2009) Dual catalysts may be the key to efficiently turning carbon dioxide and water vapor into methane and other hydrocarbons using titania nanotubes and solar power, according to Penn State researchers.

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Ultimate In 'Green' Energy: Plants Inspire New Generation of Solar Cells PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 March 2009 21:19

(March 7, 2009) The ability of plants to turn sunlight into energy through photosynthesis has been successfully mimicked by scientists at the University of Southampton to produce a new generation of solar cells.

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Superb Natural Latex from a Desert Shrub PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 March 2009 21:03

(March 7, 2009) Superb natural latex from a desert shrub called guayule (why-YOU-lee) makes high-quality gloves, medical devices, and other in-demand natural rubber products.

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North West Tidal Barrages Could Provide 5% of UK's Electricity PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 28 March 2009 17:25

Engineers at the University of Liverpool claim that building estuary barrages in the North West could provide more than 5% of the UK’s electricity.

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The 'Clean Plate Club' May Turn Children into Overeaters PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 March 2009 21:25

(March 7, 2009) "Finish your broccoli!" Although parents may have good intentions about forcing their kids to eat cold, mushy vegetables, this approach may backfire the very next day, according to new research from Cornell University.

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Cleansing Toxic Waste with Vinegar PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 March 2009 21:13

(March 7, 2009) Engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic chemicals such as vinegar.

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