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New Source for Gasoline: Wood?

The federal government has offered one billion dollars in the form of a loan to a Texas company that could build several factories to turn wood chips into a substitute for petroleum-based gasoline and…

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Whisky-Powered Cars for Scotland

Researchers at Edinburgh Napier University have developed a chemical process using the two main by-products of whisky production to make butanol, which can be used to fuel vehicles. The two by-product…

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Planes Move Towards Plant-Based Fuel

Jet fuels made from plants such as jatropha and camelina are being tested by airlines like British Airways and Continental Airlines. Boeing Corporation has been working with various airlines to help t…

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Orange Peels Could Float Florida in Ethanol

Okay, not really float the whole state, but Dr. Henry Daniell, a professor of genetic engineering at the University of Central Florida, believes orange peels alone could be used to produce 200 million…

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