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posted in March 2012
Biofuels Could Replace Fossil Fuels in the Shipping Sector
3/30/2012  33 comments
A European study concludes that biofuels could provide economically and technically viable alternatives to marine fuels based on fossils.
Bioplastics Recycling Options Expand
Engineering Materials 
3/23/2012  17 comments
Although bioplastics are still a small part of the plastic waste stream, some manufacturers are talking to recyclers to develop recycling processes for their products.
Iron Nanospheres Turn Plants Into Plastics
3/20/2012  24 comments
A new type of catalyst made of iron nanoparticles efficiently converts non-food plant waste into the building blocks of plastics, medicines, and paint.
Wearable Fabric Could Power Your iPhone
3/1/2012  30 comments
A lightweight, flexible fabric could use body heat to power devices like iPods or iPhones.

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