A high-yield biomass alternative to petroleum for industrial chemicals

Nov 25, 2010 | Posted by: Noodly James | Full story: www.physorg.com

A team of University of Massachusetts Amherst chemical engineers have developed a way to produce high-volume chemical feedstocks including benzene, toluene, xylenes and olefins from pyrolytic bio-oils, the cheapest liquid fuels available today derived from biomass.

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“Shaggin' Wagon.”

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Nov 25, 2010
 
This is big news. Completely unrelated to evolution but big.

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Nov 25, 2010
 
Indeed, hide the kittens...

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Nov 26, 2010
 
No please god ...... not the kittens!!!
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Nov 26, 2010
 
Hm? Somebody mention kittens? Have one right here!

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Nov 30, 2010
 
The Dude wrote:
Hm? Somebody mention kittens? Have one right here!
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