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Producing jet fuel compounds from fungus

Washington State University researchers have found a way to make jet fuel from a common black fungus found in decaying leaves, soil and rotting fruit. The researchers hope the process leads to economically viable production ...

dateMay 05, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Argonne model analyzes biofuel impacts

A new version of an online tool created by the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory will help biofuels developers gain a detailed understanding of water consumption of various types of feedstocks, aiding ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Molecular striptease explains Buckyballs in space

Scientists from Leiden University have shown in the laboratory how Buckyballs - molecular soccerballs - form in space. The experiments are special, as these are based on a new chemical concept - top-down, from big to small ...

dateDec 09, 2014 in Astronomy
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