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Ethanol from thin air advances with catalyst breakthrough

Ethanol from thin air advances with catalyst breakthrough

June 26, 2017 |

In California, Stanford University scientists reported on a promising technology to make renewable ethanol from water, carbon dioxide and electricity delivered through a copper catalyst. The results are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). For the PNAS study, the Stanford team chose three samples of crystalline copper, known as copper […]

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Stanford researchers discover how grasses breath leading to more efficient production

Stanford researchers discover how grasses breath leading to more efficient production

March 16, 2017 |

In California, Stanford University scientists have now confirmed the increased efficiency of grass stomata and gained insight into how they develop. Their findings, reported in the March 17 issue of Science, could help us cultivate crops that can thrive in a changing climate. Grasses developed different stomata, which may have helped them spread during a […]

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