Bioengineered bacteria could produce fuel from CO2

martes, 28 de agosto de 2012

Bioengineered bacteria could produce fuel from CO2:
In the near future, genetically-altered Ralstonia eutropha bacteria could be used to conve...
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have succeeded in genetically altering Ralstonia eutropha soil bacteria in such a way that they are able to convert carbon into isobutanol, an alcohol that can be blended with or even substituted for gasoline. It is hoped that once developed further, this technology could help reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, and lessen the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by smoke stacks. .. Continue Reading Bioengineered bacteria could produce fuel from CO2

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Australia to link emissions trading system with EU ETS

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Saab, Boeing y Dassault hacen ofertas in extremis para eludir la postergación brasileña de la licitación de cazas para la FAB

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Cirrus Aircraft to support French Air Force pilot training

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UTAir Selects CFM56-5B Engine To Power New A321 Aircraft

UTAir Selects CFM56-5B Engine To Power New A321 Aircraft: Order Valued At $420 Million At List Price UTAir Aviation (UTAir) has selected CFM International’s CFM56-5B engine to power its new fleet of 20 Airbus A321 aircraft. The engine order is valued at $420 million U.S. at list price and the airline is scheduled to begin taking delivery in 2013. The aircraft order was announced at the Farnborough Air Show in July of this year.

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Airbus And China Make A Push For Alternative Fuels

Airbus And China Make A Push For Alternative Fuels: Speeding Up The Commercialization And Production Of Alternative Aviation Fuel Airbus and one of the world’s leading academic institutions, Tsinghua University have formed a partnership to complete a sustainability analysis of Chinese feedstocks, and to evaluate how best to support the development of a value chain to speed up the commercialization of aviation bio-fuels.

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