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Making Eco-Friendly Diesel Fuel From Butter
Science & Tech  (tags: diesel, fuel, butter, biodiesel )

Sophie
- 3243 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The search for new raw materials for making biodiesel fuel has led scientists to an unlikely farm product -- butter.
How Diesel Exhaust Affects Your Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiesel, brain, cars, diesel, emissions, exhaust, nanoparticles, particulates, pollution, research, sciencediscovery )

Clayton
- 4097 days ago - gas2.org
As if it wasn't bad enough that particulate matter from diesel exhaust causes a range of respiratory problems including 15,000 premature deaths each year, new research shows that even short-term exposure to diesel exhaust can affect brain function.
Top 15 Unexpected Uses For Biodiesel
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B100, B20, biodiesel, biofuels, bioheat, bioremediation, diesel, electricity, energy, fuel cells, Green, guide, howto, hydrogen, oil, petroleum, renewable energy, renewable power, resources, top10 )

Clayton
- 4097 days ago - gas2.org
While virtually everyone is familiar with the use of biodiesel as a substitute for diesel fuel, a few novel uses may not have crossed your radar. Biodiesel can produce hydrogen, clean up oil spills, degrease your tools, heat your home, and more.
100 MPGe Automotive X Prize Offers $10 Million Purse
Science & Tech  (tags: aerodynamics, automobile, biodiesel, cars, competition, concept, diy, electric, fuel economy, hybrid, innovation, race, science, technology, transportationNewTechnology, performance )

Clayton
- 4100 days ago - gas2.org
Teams from around the world are gearing up for the Automotive X Prize, a competition that will award part of $10 million to the team that builds the cleanest production-ready 100 MPGe (mile per gallon equivalent) vehicle.
How Biodiesel Fuel-Cells Could Power The Future (And Your Car)
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, biodiesel, biofuels, cars, fuel cells, hydrogen, innovation, microtechnology, technology, transportation, vegetable oilnews, discovery, interesting, research, NewTechnology, science, technology )

Clayton
- 4105 days ago - gas2.org
After years of development, the Washington-based company InnovaTek is testing a hand-sized microreactor that can convert virtually any liquid fuel (like biodiesel) into hydrogen, producing a portable hydrogen stream for use in adjoining fuel-cells.
Study: Buying Biodiesel May Be A Gamble : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B20, biodiesel, driving, fuel, gas, oil, petroleum, radiocarbon, research, science, study, transportation )

Clayton
- 4118 days ago - gas2.org
If you ever buy retail biodiesel for your diesel vehicle, it turns out you might not be getting exactly what you paid for--or you may be getting quite a bit more. A new study from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute found wide variation in biodiesel blends.
A Biodiesel Prius? VW To Release 69.9 MPG Diesel Hybrid : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, automobiles, biodiesel, biofuel, cars, diesel, electric, fuel, fuel economy, Green, hybrid, mileage, petroleum, transportation, VW )

Clayton
- 4120 days ago - gas2.org
Toyota may lose its high-mileage stranglehold on the U.S. auto industry, thanks to Volkswagon's new Golf hybrid-electric diesel. At 69.9 MPG, the new model is a serious contender for high-mileage biodiesel usage with a ridiculously low-emissions profile.
Biofuels Story Goes From Bad to Better to Absolute Madness
Science & Tech  (tags: biofuel, biodiesel, cars, technology, news, environment, world )

Gavin
- 4158 days ago - talkclimatechange.com
The report follows a previous admission from the Environment minister of the European Commission that certain environmental and social problems associated with biofuels had not been foreseen.
Cellulosic Ethanol Sugar Diverted to Algae Biodiesel Production
Science & Tech  (tags: algaculture, algae, biodiesel, biofuel, cars, diesel, energy, fuel, Green, Josh Tickell, oil, petroleum, Solazyme, technology, transporation )

Clayton
- 4159 days ago - gas2.org
A new biofuel company is going to combine cellulosic ethanol and algae biodiesel production technology, because they think it provides a more positive energy balance. Solazyme will be buying sugar from cellulosic ethanol companies to feed to algae.
Widescale Biodiesel Production From Algae
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiesel, algea )

Marc
- 4335 days ago - unh.edu
As the most heard critique to biodiesel is the room it takes from crop lands, algea would be the best alternative because it grows fast and only needs about 15.000 square miles to replace petrol transportation needs, and best, it can be done in deserts.
Hemp Powered Car Debuts in Washington, DC   video
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, research, technology, fuel, hemp, biodiesel )

John
- 4480 days ago - youtube.com
Biodiesel from hempseed powered car rolls out at the 2001 NORML conference in Washington, DC., with tour from the owners. And who says Pot and driving dont mix?
   

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