Tag: X-bugs

The 41 Weirdest Things Ever Used to Make Biofuels

The 41 Weirdest Things Ever Used to Make Biofuels

December 30, 2014 |

Bunnies, liposuction fat, Prince Charles’ leftover wine, day-old whale, the human poo bus, fire ants dipped in hexane, old beer, raging fireballs, vibrating blobs, dope, and even the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Take your pick and, yep, it’s all true, as the Digest discovers. IF YOU’RE ONLY AN OCCASIONAL READER in the world of biofuels, corn, sugarcane and […]

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X-fuels and X-bugs

X-fuels and X-bugs

July 5, 2011 |

Bio-adjacent, low-carbon extreme fuels and extremophile organisms open up new horizons in yields and sustainability There are a class of fuels that are deeply rooted in biological process, and share the goal of replacing fossil fuels with low-carbon substitutes, but are not strictly biofuels. Huh? Well, think of fuels that are generated directly from biomass […]

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