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Generating electricity with tomato waste

A team of scientists is exploring an unusual source of electricity - damaged tomatoes that are unsuitable for sale at the grocery store. Their pilot project involves a biological-based fuel cell that uses tomato waste left over from harvests in Florida.

Posted: Mar 16th, 2016

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Power play

Study shows how more R+D funding can accelerate the world energy revolution.

Posted: Mar 15th, 2016

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Scientists make renewable plastic from carbon dioxide and plants

Scientists have discovered a novel way to make plastic from carbon dioxide and inedible plant material, such as agricultural waste and grasses. Researchers say the new technology could provide a low-carbon alternative to plastic bottles and other items currently made from petroleum.

Posted: Mar 9th, 2016

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