Tag: PNAS

European researchers say African expansion of palm oil could impact primates

European researchers say African expansion of palm oil could impact primates

August 16, 2018 |

In Italy, future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates, according to the findings of a new study led by the European Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s science and knowledge service. The study has been published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Scientists […]

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Biofuels from a raging fireball? No fossil energy, no light, no biomass, no sugars. No kidding.

Biofuels from a raging fireball? No fossil energy, no light, no biomass, no sugars. No kidding.

March 29, 2013 |

Researchers unleash the prospect of fuels from the raging fireball known as Pyrococcus furiosus. Imagine a world where instead of creating CO2 as an emission from burning fuels, you could make fuels from the emissions, the CO2. And could do so in a way that bypasses the production of biomass and the extraction of fermentable […]

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