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Generating hydrogen from biodiesel waste

Researchers at the University of Leeds have a potential solution to the problem of large quantities of low value by-product generated in the synthesis of biodiesel – by turning it into high value hydrogen.

Nov 27, 2007
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Toys made of liquid wood

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most plastics are based on petroleum. A bio-plastic that consists of one hundred percent renewable raw materials helps to conserve this resource. Researchers have now optimized the plastic ...

Dec 02, 2008
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Researchers find a clue to how life turned left

Researchers analyzing meteorite fragments that fell on a frozen lake in Canada have developed an explanation for the origin of life's handedness – why living things only use molecules with specific orientations. ...

Jul 25, 2012
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