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South Korean researchers develop new way to produce biofuel from CO2

South Korean researchers develop new way to produce biofuel from CO2

November 24, 2016 |

In South Korea, researchers at UNIST uncovered new ways to make biofuel from carbon dioxide (CO2), the most troublesome greenhouse gas. In their paper published in the journal Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, the team presented direct CO2 conversion to liquid transportation fuels by reacting with renewable hydrogen (H2) generated by solar water splitting. The currently […]

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South Korean researchers develop method to produce biofuels from human waste

South Korean researchers develop method to produce biofuels from human waste

May 31, 2016 |

In South Korea, a brand new outdoor laboratory has been recently launched at UNIST and this is expected to convert human waste into renewable energy sources, and possible to a monetary value. The major research facilities of this pavillion include “Waterless Energy-producing Toilet System” and “Microbial Energy Production System”. The waterless toilet system, located on the […]

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