The Tidal Irrigation and Electrical System

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Archive for November, 2010

Kitty Litter to the Rescue

on Nov 26th 2010

A team based at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has developed a novel way of turning biomass like grass cuttings, kelp or even wood pulp into the basic components of plastics and resins. This yearly $US400 billion industry is currently being supplied by the refining of fossil crude oil. According to the US Department of […]

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EBI’s Mind is Stuck in the Sewer

on Nov 3rd 2010

Microbes for biofuels need carbon dioxide, sunlight, water, space to grow in and fertilizers. The last of these can come from several different places. People can make fertilizer with heavy industry out of fossil fuels or they can collect animal waste or they can collect their own waste or they can pump water from deep […]

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