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Biodiesel study targets cleaner air, cleaner engines

...oducts were the focus of a just-completed study of biodiesel as an alternative fuel source on selected Ontario ...d six farms to evaluate the effectiveness of using biodiesel in agriculture. "This project was designed to accelerate the adoption of biodiesel use on Ontario...

ConocoPhillips establishes $22.5M biofuels research program at Iowa State

...newable fuels include ethanol from corn starch and biodiesel from soybean oil. Advanced biofuels are expected to be made from fibrous biomass such as the stalks and leaves from corn plants and switchgrass. "I'm pleased Iowa State University and ConocoPhillips will partner to research and develop new technol...

Custom-made cancer cell attacks

... very rapidly because palm oil can be converted to biodiesel with a quite high efficiency and very low capital investment. But is it worse for the environment than climate change? That's the question.'' According to Somerville, ''Climate change threatens biodiversity more than anything that I know. For exam...

Cellulosic ethanol: Fuel of the future?

... very rapidly because palm oil can be converted to biodiesel with a quite high efficiency and very low capital investment. But is it worse for the environment than climate change? That's the question.'' According to Somerville, ''Climate change threatens biodiversity more than anything that I know. For exam...

Biodiesel won't drive down global warming

EU legislation to promote the uptake of biodiesel will not make any difference to global warming, an...n to combustion in cars. The results show that biodiesel derived from rapeseed grown on dedicated farmland emits nearly the same amount of greenhouse gas emi...

With cellulosic ethanol, there is no food vs. fuel debate according to MSU scientist

...y of producing biofuels ?fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel that are made from renewable resources. Dale will present his findings today at the American Chemical Society annual meeting in Chicago. "We grow animal feed, not human food in the United States," Dale said. "We could feed the country's populat...

U of M researchers invent 'flashy' new process to turn soy oil, glucose into hydrogen

...urrently, the key step in conversion of the oil to biodiesel requires the addition of methanol, a fossil fuel. The new process skips the biodiesel step and turns oil straight into hydrogen and carbon monoxide gases by heating it to about 1,000 deg...

Iowa State researchers improving plastics made from corn and soy proteins

...when researchers add some glycerin ?a byproduct of biodiesel production ?and some water to the molecule. And that's how biorenewable, biodegradable plastics can be made from the proteins in Iowa crops. But those aren't the strongest plastics. So Grewell is working with a team of Iowa State researchers to re...

Finding a better way to make biodiesel

...ospheres they've developed could revolutionize how biodiesel is produced. The researchers are after a new, hig...me of the energy, labor and toxic chemicals out of biodiesel production. They've come up with a technology that works in the laboratory. And now they're working ...

Using the genomic shortcut to predict bacterial behavior

...ses much more energy than the resulting ethanol or biodiesel generates, according to a new Cornell University a...ch grass and wood biomass as well as for producing biodiesel from soybean and sunflower plants. Their report is published in Natural Resources Research (Vol. 14:...

Ethanol and biodiesel from crops not worth the energy

...ses much more energy than the resulting ethanol or biodiesel generates, according to a new Cornell University a...ch grass and wood biomass as well as for producing biodiesel from soybean and sunflower plants. Their report is published in Natural Resources Research (Vol. 14:...

Hybrid grass may prove to be valuable fuel source

...In contrast, the ratios exceed 0.8 for ethanol and biodiesel from canola, which are other plant-derived energy sources. Besides being a clean, efficient and renewable fuel source, Miscanthus also is remarkably easy to grow. Upon reaching maturity, Miscanthus has few needs as it outgrows weeds, requires little...

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