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A third of the global population doesn’t have access to a loo but forget water-flush ones – composting ‘humanure’ is an easy and viable solutionMost people don’t know how easy it is to compost human waste. All it takes is a container with a lid, a toilet seat, and a regular supply of natural dry materials
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2015-03-25 07:19:46
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NEW YORK, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditionally, there are two methods of storing hydrogen. One is to store hydrogen gas by using high-pressure cylinders, and the other is to store liquid hydrogen. In recent years, a simple new method of hydrogen storage has been developed, namely...
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2015-03-16 14:14:00
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Emma Master's team spent the last two years studying plant cell walls, the part of the cell that gives trees and other flora their structural strength. The wall itself is built from a tight complex of sugars and polymers, and Master wants to isolate these components so they can be used to create renewable fuels, high-value chemicals, and novel bio-based materials
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2015-03-16 04:53:27
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A tanker truck carrying biodiesel fuel overturned on Interstate 95 north of Washington on Tuesday, closing the busy highway, police said. One person was injured in the accident about 10 miles northeast of the U.S. capital, said Sergeant Marc Black, a spokesman for the Maryland State Police. The Prince George's County Fire Department said on its Twitter feed that hazardous materials crews were
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2015-03-10 12:35:19
Friday, March 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hpgsdw/china_hydrogen) has announced the addition of the "China Hydrogen Storage Materials Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to their offering. Traditionally, there are two methods of storing hydrogen. One is to store hydrogen gas by using high-pressure cylinders, and the other is to store liquid
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2015-03-06 07:45:31
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Chemical and advanced materials maker, Celanese CorporationCE will hike list and off list selling prices of acetic acid in response to the rapid rise and sustained volatility in global m ethanol prices . The price of acetic acid will
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2015-03-04 15:55:56
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Leftover plant matter from the production of palm oil could provide a generous source for making biofuels and environmentally friendly plastics. Researchers from A*STAR have developed a fungal culture for use in a cheap and efficient method to transform the waste oil palm material into useful products
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2015-03-04 07:37:39
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Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute have developed a "biobattery" in the form of a highly efficient biogas plant that can turn raw materials like straw, scrap wood and sludge into a variety of useful energy sources including electricity, purified gas and engine oil. The new plant design, currently being put to the test in a prototype plant in Germany, is said to be highly modular and
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2015-03-01 05:58:23
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BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Innovations in design, materials, and production methods are dramatically reshaping the wind turbine supply chain, according to Navigant Research.
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2015-02-27 12:17:43
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WHISKY makes up just one tenth o the material produced along the production line and biofuel can make use of the waste.
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2015-02-25 06:56:48
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LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today that it will be presenting a paper and have its SmartFuel® hydrogen technology for both the automotive and material ...
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2015-02-24 14:00:00
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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have invented a novel pretreatment technology that could cut the cost of biofuels production by about 30 percent or more by dramatically reducing the amount of enzymes needed to breakdown the raw materials that form biofuels.
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2015-02-24 08:05:39
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LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (APD) and Suzuki Shokan Co., Ltd. today jointly announced the signing of an "Alliance Agreement" for the two companies to work together on the design, construction and operation of hydrogen fueling stations for use in fueling the material handling vehicle market in Japan
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2015-02-19 10:50:00
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Why shell out for expensive Ruthenium when chitin can cook without gas? Wrap your laughing gear around this: researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that materials from shrimp/prawns can replace expensive elements in solar cells.…
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2015-02-18 22:39:13
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Researchers have found a way to augment ordinary silicon solar cells with a material called a perovskite. Putting a new kind of photovoltaic material on top of a conventional solar cell can boost overall power output by half. Researchers at Stanford University added a type of material known as a perovskite to a silicon solar cell, validating an idea for cheaply increasing the efficiency of solar
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2015-01-30 12:25:34