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 A tank holding Ethanol, a fuel additive, is seen at a fuel tank farm in the Global Petroleum facility April 27, 2006 in Boston, Massachusetts.

China Creates First Coal-to-Ethanol Production Line in the World

China is the first country in the world to establish a production line that converts coal into ethanol, which is the main chemical ingredient in alcohol, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

CO2 to ethanol

CO2 Transformed into Ethanol Fuel by Astounding Laboratory Accident

The solution of CO2 dissolved in water turned into ethanol with a yield of 63 percent.


Nissan Develops New E-Bio Technology to Replace Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has developed a new kind of fuel-cell that runs on ethanol instead of pressurized hydrogen. This is expected to allow the fuel cell to deliver a cheaper and much safer ride.

S cerevisiae under DIC microscopy

Researchers Find Way to Improve Yeast Tolerance for Biofuel Production

By altering the composition, the researchers were able to increase the production of ethanol by 80 percent.

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