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Synthetic Fuel Concept to Steal CO2 From Air

Los Alamos National Laboratory has developed a low-risk, transformational concept, called Green Freedom™, for large-scale production of carbon-neutral, sulfur-free fuels and organic chemicals from air and water.

Feb 13, 2008
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New methane storage technology exceeds DOE goals

In a major advance in alternative fuel technology, researchers report development of a sponge-like material with the highest methane storage capacity ever measured. It can hold almost one-third more methane ...

Jan 21, 2008
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Scientists invent real-life 'tricorder' for chemical analysis

Purdue University researchers have created a handheld sensing system its creators liken to Star Trek's "tricorder" used to analyze the chemical components of alien worlds. But the system could have down-to-earth applications, ...

Feb 27, 2007
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H1N1 Virus Can Be Killed by Acidic Ozone Water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have found that acidic ozone water can deactivate H1N1 viruses very effectively, offering a promising disinfectant for the millions of people trying to avoid the disease. Acidic ...

Nov 09, 2009 feature
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New material holds big energy hope

(Phys.org) —A new material that can store large amounts of energy with very little energy loss has been developed by researchers at the Australian National University.

Jul 01, 2013
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