14 Results for

bio-diesel

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Hyperloop: Why can't we believe in the big ideas?

When most of the tech industry seems obsessed with finding each other at restaurants and ranking their own influence, it's exciting to hear about tech that could change the world. So why are we all so skeptical about it?

By August 12, 2013

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Bouncing from sugar cane to synthetic rubber

Genomatica says it has made butadiene, used in production of products such as tires and latex, from renewable sources rather than fossil fuels.

By August 22, 2011

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In the lab, designing the ultimate biofuel bug

Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.

By March 25, 2011

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The Carbon Age: Dark element, brighter future

New materials built on carbon's many forms will function as building blocks for cleaner batteries, water, and air. EnerG2 CTO Aaron Feaver outlines the green-tech opportunities.

By September 29, 2010

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Colorado gets biorefinery from DOE grant

ClearFuels partners with Rentech, gets $7.7 million in DOE funds to build biomass gasifier for producing bio-blended diesel and jet fuel.

By April 15, 2010

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To make better biofuels, researchers add hydrogen

Researchers at Idaho National Labs are developing a technology, with roots in nuclear energy, for squeezing more fuel from agricultural residue using clean electricity.

By September 8, 2009

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BOL 1045: IE8: World's most secure browser

A new study shows that Internet Explorer 8 is the most secure browser in the world. Who paid for the study? Guess. We also uncover the Twitter mafia and a new alliance to fight malware. And Molly's dream of running her car on chickens comes closer to re

By August 19, 2009

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Lotus leads across the ice

Lotus builds a concept vehicle designed to travel across the Antarctic.

By August 19, 2008

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Biotech pros press algae into biodiesel production

Berkeley spinoff Aurora Biofuels lands $20 million in series A funding for algae aquaculture venture.

By June 10, 2008

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Blogroll review: biocrude, Alaska, & policy

Turning up the heat to turn up the fuel; Alaska gets steamy and policy changes on the horizon.

By February 11, 2008