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New aluminum alloy generates hydrogen on-demand

New aluminum alloy generates hydrogen on-demand

Jerry Woodall, an engineer from Purdue University, has developed a method that uses an aluminum alloy to extract hydrogen from water on contact. This process eliminates the need to transport or store hydrogen gas, 2 things that have been major obstacles to achieving the much anticipated hydrogen

Posted byon05.20.2007inEnergy, Sustainable Tech, Transportation

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'Biorock' process grows coral reefs with electricity

‘Biorock’ process grows coral reefs with electricity

Global coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate; the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network estimates that more than a quarter of the world’s reefs have died in the past few decades and that at least another quarter will die within twenty years. However, a new technology called Biorock may hold

Posted byon02.27.2007inSustainable Tech

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Plasma process converts garbage into clean energy

Plasma process converts garbage into clean energy

Mention trash incineration to most people and the image that usually springs to mind is a dirty, smelly practice that is about as far from ‘green’ as you can get. However, this isn’t the case with a technology called Plasma Gasification, which is not only very eco-friendly, it’s also power

Posted byon02.23.2007inEnergy, Sustainable Tech

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Sustainable urban aquaculture

Sustainable urban aquaculture

Entrepreneur Martin Schreibman is raising thousands of tilapia in tanks residing in a Brooklyn warehouse, in an attempt to create a sustainable fish farming business. Raising fish in the inner city may seem a bit out of place, but urban aquaculture addresses many health, environmental and econom

Posted byon09.13.2006inEconomics, Sustainable Tech

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