News tagged with ethanol

Fuel cells operating directly on ethanol

(Phys.org) -- Researchers at the Center for Energy Research at UC San Diego recently demonstrated the best performance for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) operating directly on ethanol without external reformation. ...

Jun 06, 2012
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US 'extreme drought' zones triple in size

The drought in America's breadbasket is intensifying at an unprecedented rate, experts warned, driving concern food prices could soar if crops in the world's key producer are decimated.

Jul 27, 2012
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Robots strike fear in the hearts of fish

(Phys.org) —The latest in a series of experiments testing the ability of robots to influence live animals shows that bio-inspired robots can not only elicit fear in zebrafish, but that this reaction can ...

Jul 31, 2013
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Microbes to Take Over Ethanol Production?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not too long ago, it seemed that ethanol production was the wave of the future. The use of trash, wood chips or different types of plants -- usually grass or corn -- to make ethanol was considered ...

Nov 20, 2009 weblog
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