Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A step away from fossil fuels? Scientists breakdown plant material without chemicals for the first time | Daily Mail Online

Scientists have taken a major step towards reducing our reliance on fossil fuels, which could eventually save cash.
For the first time, researchers managed to break down raw biomass - plant material - without using chemicals.
It produced record amounts of clean liquid hydrocarbon fuel, and is an important development in a shift towards renewable energy, the scientists said.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3515266/Could-soon-stop-using-fossil-fuels-Scientists-break-plant-material-without-chemicals-time.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Pretty interesting stuff here.  This could have vast economic and strategic implications.