Weed could be used as biofuel: Researchers

Nov 4, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Canoe

A common roadside weed could be more than just a nuisance. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says pennycress - a member of the same family as mustard and canola, and also known as Frenchweed, fanweed or stinkweed - could become a new source of biofuel.

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fireofenergy

Big Bear City, CA

#1 Nov 5, 2010
This kind of solution is so trivial because everybody knows that there is not enough land to make it not so... and that the sources for biofuels needs to "go back into the ground". The real solution (for everything) is...

Competing ROBOTIC solar PV factories. Let's spend our research dollars on that, please!
SA Kiteman

Alexandria, VA

#3 Feb 17, 2013
Ammonia, the carbon free fuel of the future; powered by Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTRs).

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