News tagged with seawater

Fueling the fleet, Navy looks to the seas

Scientists at the US Naval Research Laboratory are developing a process to extract carbon dioxide and produce hydrogen gas from seawater, subsequently converting the gases into jet fuel by a gas-to-liquids process.

Sep 24, 2012
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A motley collection of boneworms (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- It sounds like a classic horror story -- eyeless, mouthless worms lurk in the dark, settling onto dead animals and sending out green "roots" to devour their bones. In fact, such worms do exist ...

Nov 10, 2009
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Solar-powered disaster relief

As water and fuel remained scarce in the weeks following the earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, one resource that relief teams could have used to help prevent dehydration literally surrounds the Caribbean ...

Oct 15, 2010
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Shells slim down with CO2

Marine algae that turn carbon dissolved in seawater into shell will produce thinner and thinner shells as carbon dioxide levels increase.

Aug 09, 2011
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