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(SFGate)   Remember 99 years ago, when Israel's first president came up with a way to make a better biofuel than ethanol? No? Well, fortunately a bunch of scientists do   (sfgate.com) divider line 5
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2013-01-17 09:02:49 AM
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Weizmann used a bacterium called Clostridium acetobutylicum to ferment sugars and turn them into acetone, butanol and ethanol.

He called it The Dip.
2013-01-17 02:06:09 PM
1 votes:
If fuel were made out of eucalyptus it wouldn't matter if the smog got bad because the air would be like cough drops.
2013-01-17 01:32:50 PM
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Dansker: dennerman: I always hated the idea of Biofuels. I mean, whoever thought, "Let's burn food for fuel!" was a good idea should be removed from their position and made to feed the hungry for at least a year.

Biofuels do not have to be made from food stuff. You can use grasses, garbage, or, as TFA suggests, eucalyptus.


Sounds like I need to educate myself on the subject a bit more before I spout off again. For now I'll stick to non-controversial topics like gun control, politics, and religion.
2013-01-17 12:37:16 PM
1 votes:

Reverend Monkeypants: Anything fast growing?

Like farking HEMP?

/surprised at first mention


Fark that, Hemp grows slow next to Kudzu.
2013-01-17 09:39:45 AM
1 votes:
*counts on fingers
subtracts 1947
divides by 99
wait, I have to start over*
 
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