Cheese-Making Bacteria Could Be Used to Produce Biofuels

December 6, 2010 by  
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A team at Concordia University recently discovered a novel way to produce sustainable biofuels using bacteria commonly used to transform milk into cheese. According to the study, professors Vincent Martin and his PhD student Andrew Wieczorek believe that the bacteria Lactococcus lactis , could digest plant matter to turn it into biofuel. In their study, the two Concordia researchers describe how the bacteria maintains specific structural and scaffolding proteins that can help in the breaking down of biological material

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Retro Seat Belt Camera Straps for Your SLR!

December 6, 2010 by  
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Are you a photo junkie on the hunt for a camera strap with a jolt of personality? These cool recycled camera straps from Souldier may be just the ticket

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New Car Engine Generates Electricity From Exhaust Heat

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Even hybrid vehicle engines create emissions, many of which are harmful to the environment.

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Hertz to Launch First EV Rental Program in the US Next Week!

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Today the Hertz Corporation announced that they’ll be the first car rental company in the United States to offer electric vehicles (EVs) as part of their rental program. The EVs will be deployed through the company’s Connect by Hertz program in New York City, followed by Washington DC and San Francisco.

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COP16: Traffic Jams, Mired Talks, and Glimmers of Hope

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The first week of talks is over at COP16 in Cancun, Mexico, and my brain is mushy. It’s not from margaritas — what’s spinning me around is the political web of the talks, the freakishly high stakes, and how long it takes to get to the conference from downtown Cancun. The logistics of the conference are both frustrating its progress and creating new dialogues, while the world waits with bated breath for real solutions that will stem the onset of catastrophic climate change .

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