Category Archives: Mining and Refining

Navy turns sea water into jet fuel |

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington is working to develop a system that can produce jet fuel from seawater. Last year the US Naval Military Sea Lift Command, the main fuel supplier to Naval vessels that are at sea, … Continue reading

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DNA origami for assembling nanomachines | Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Cells, receptor proteins, enzymes and DNA have outstanding properties. The question is, can they also be used as building blocks in computer processors, sensor systems and other micromachines in next generation microelectronics? In cooperation with his research group … Continue reading

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Concept: Phyto-mining, Extracting Metals Using Natures Machines | Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Scientists at the University of York are to lead an international team that will explore the use of plants to recover precious metals from mine tailings around the world. Researchers in the University‚Äôs Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence … Continue reading

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