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CO2-neutral hydrogen from biomass

Without fossil fuels, there can be no blast furnace process – but hydrogen could play a more important role in the future. An environmentally friendly process is being developed at TU Wien by which biomass can be used to ...

dateJul 07, 2017 in Materials Science
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Splitting water for the cost of a nickel

A technique to create a material for cost-effective water electrolysis uses a simple chemical method for preparing nickel-based anodes to improve the oxygen-evolution reaction. Efficiency gains like this one developed by ...

dateJul 03, 2017 in Materials Science
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Breakthrough in algae biofuel research reported

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. today announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that more than doubled its oil content without significantly inhibiting ...

dateJun 20, 2017 in Biotechnology
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How to harness the power of the wind

There might be a better way to use wind power, according to a recent paper in IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica (JAS), a joint publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Chinese ...

dateJun 09, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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