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Commercialisation of synthetic fuel made from air and water

Air Fuel Synthesis, an English company, has begun producing gasoline (petrol) from air and water. The company’s process combines carbon dioxide and hydrogen to create synthetic gasoline. Electrolysis is used to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen and carbon capture … Continue reading

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The magnetic soap that cleans up oil spills

Bristol University has developed a soap that could be used to treat oil spills in the future, using a unique magnetic property. The soap (composed of iron rich salts) dissolves in water, and responds to a magnetic field when placed … Continue reading

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Alternative fuels

EU requirements stating that all fuel must contain 10% biofuel by 2020 are fast approaching. Butanol is a common biofuel that may be added to petrol at concentrations approaching 20% without changes being made to combustion engines. Produced via the … Continue reading

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