Neutrons provide new polish for petroleum processing and more

University of Notre Dame researchers are using neutrons at the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to study how specialized molecules might improve petroleum production processes, as well as ...

Component of asphalt eyed as new fuel source

The pavement material that cars drive on may wind up in their fuel tanks as scientists seek ways of transforming asphaltenes -- the main component of asphalt -- into an abundant new source of fuel, according to the cover ...