News tagged with oxygen compounds

Fueling a cleaner combustion

An additive for conventional fuel comprised of oxygenated organic compounds could help reduce the release of pollutants into the atmosphere during the combustion of fossil fuels. Researchers from KAUST have now established ...

dateSep 18, 2017 in Materials Science
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Peat soils as gigantic batteries

Wetlands, including peatlands, have a high content of humic substances, which are organic compounds that form during incomplete decomposition of biomass. Under anoxic conditions, soil bacteria can use these organic compounds ...

dateFeb 28, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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