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From farm waste to fuel tanks

Using corncob waste as a starting material, researchers have created carbon briquettes with complex nanopores capable of storing natural gas at an unprecedented density of 180 times their own volume and at one seventh the pressure of conventional natural gas tanks.

Feb 16th, 2007

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Slim-line silicon speeds up protein separation

Tough, ultra-slim silicon membranes could drastically improve the performance of lab-on-a-chip micro-analytical systems, kidney dialysis machines and, in the future, even produce an artificial kidney, claim researchers.

Feb 15th, 2007

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