Powered by olive stones? Turning waste stones into fuel

Olive stones can be turned into bioethanol, a renewable fuel that can be produced from plant matter and used as an alternative to petrol or diesel. This gives the olive processing industry an opportunity to make valuable ...

Research team maps cell interactions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Proteins make up the machinery of the cell. Their interaction with each other is responsible for how the cell functions within a living organism. Intrigued by what these interactions may look like, scientists ...

Breakthrough may ease electronics assembly

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Northeastern have demonstrated a way to use single-walled carbon nanotubes, at left, to ease large-scale manufacture of flat-panel displays and electronic memory devices.

Researchers change focus on threatened species

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Queensland-led research is suggesting new ways to protect threatened species. Professor Hugh Possingham, director of UQ's Ecology Centre, and colleagues from the French National Institute of ...

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