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Trash Today, Ethanol Tomorrow
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, technology, study, discovery, conversion, economics, energy, environment, monitor, standards, waste management, ethanol )

J
- 2636 days ago - newsdesk.umd.edu
Research that started with bacteria from the Chesapeake Bay has led to a process that may be able to convert large volumes of all kinds of plant products,from leftover brewer's mash to paper trash,into ethanol & other biofuel alternatives to gasoline.
A Really Bright Idea: A Chemical That Converts Thoughts Into Light | The Daily Galaxy: News From Planet Earth & Beyond
Science & Tech  (tags: bright, idea, light, thought, chemical, conversion, research, university )

Jean
- 2670 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
The cartoon convention of a bright light appearing above your head when you have an idea might not be fiction for long. Researchers at Kinki University, who we would have thought would have been too busy developing new kinds of latex and electrical devic
Scientists Find Gene That Converts Carbs to Fat
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, gene, SCD-1, carbohydrates, fat, conversion, liver, science )

Eduardo
- 2731 days ago - thestar.com
Switching off one key gene in the liver can virtually halt the conversion of carbohydrates into body fat. While the SCD-1 gene exists in every cell in the body, its specific actions in the liver are essential for the production of body fat from high carb.
   

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