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January 23, 2014
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Berkeley Lab-led Project Aims to Produce Liquid Transportation Fuel from Methane

How’s this for innovative: A Berkeley Lab-led team hopes to engineer a new enzyme that efficiently converts methane to liquid transportation fuel. “There’s a lot of methane available, and we want to develop a new way to harness it as … Continue reading

November 20, 2013
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New Approach Advances Wireless Power Transfer for Vehicles

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver – moving engineers closer to their goal of creating highway “stations” that can recharge electric vehicles … Continue reading

May 27, 2013
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Grocery delivery service is greener than driving to the store

At the end of a long day, it can be more convenient to order your groceries online while sitting on the living room couch instead of making a late-night run to the store. New research shows it’s also much more … Continue reading

November 2, 2012
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A Few Words on Emergency Car Loans

To speak of car loans, one might feel that these are one of those complicated forms of loan which take a couple of weeks to be processed and then one might also need to keep his car with the loan … Continue reading

October 31, 2012
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Driver’s ed for Robots

UD joins research team teaching robots to respond in disaster emergencies How do you teach a robot to get into vehicle and drive it? Three University of Delaware professors plan to figure it out by the end of next year. … Continue reading

February 18, 2012
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Coal-Tar Sealcoat a Major Source of PAHs to Air and to Children Living Nearby

*Four new reports examine the contaminants polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in house dust, streams, lakes, soil, and air* Coal-tar-based sealants are emitting polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) into the air at rates that may be greater than annual emissions from … Continue reading