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ethanol

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California to use 1 billion gallons less gasoline in six years?

A report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance charts reductions in gasoline use, and estimates future reductions due to CAFE and ZEV rules.

By 6 May 2014

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Kickstarter science: beware the marketing hype

Yet another alleged "miracle" product has hit Kickstarter, but we're still some time away from a handheld food-analysing spectrometer.

By 1 May 2014

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A good BrewNanny is easy to find

The BrewNanny Home Brew Monitor is a Kickstarter project that communicates data via Wi-Fi. Real-time results make it easy for brewers to track progress.

By 3 April 2014

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Vinod Khosla slams '60 Minutes' for clean tech report

Venture capitalist calls report, which featured him and one of his portfolio companies, an "agenda-driven bastardization of news reporting."

By 15 January 2014

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'Safer alcohol': No hangovers, plus an antidote to sober you up

British neuroscientist David Nutt says his substitute booze would still be relaxing, but without the negative side effects.

By 12 November 2013

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Guess what? Drunk fish aren't afraid of robot fish

Scientists find that fish are scared of robot predators, but not when they're totally hammered.

By 3 August 2013

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Orbiting robot gas station gets closer to reality

Canadian robot Dextre completes a test on the ISS to refuel a mock satellite, a step toward reducing space junk.

By 26 January 2013

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Cellulosic ethanol maker Range Fuels goes belly up

After shutting its biofuel plant in January, Range Fuels is being forced to sell its assets after failing to make ethanol from wood chips at scale.

By 6 December 2011

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Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making 20,000 trillion calculations each second.

By 29 October 2012

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Chrysler teams with cellulosic-ethanol firm ZeaChem

Seeking to boost its activity in renewable fuels, Chrysler is partnering with biofuels and chemicals start-up ZeaChem to speed adoption of cellulosic ethanol.

By 15 August 2011