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Bioprocess Engineering - What is it?

Introduction to Bioprocess Engineering
by Matt Serrao

For many people, the word ‘bioprocess’ is unfamiliar. The first impression many people get when they hear it is to imagine green technology, or some form of future energy. 500 more words

Department Of Paper And Bioprocess Engineering

9 Ways to Learn at the Iowa State Fair

I love the Iowa State Fair. I grew up camping at the fair, so it’s in my blood. I don’t mind the crowds. I enjoy seeing the farm animals, giant vegetables, and beautiful pies on display. 717 more words

Agriculture

My Tour of An Ethanol Plant

I’m about to leave again for my third ALOT trip of the summer and I haven’t posted anything about our second trip!  We did So Many Things on our trip across Northeast Missouri.   329 more words

Science

Let's Fill Up on Some Brewtroleum

Generally, beer and moving cars don’t work well together. Remember the warnings against drinking and driving? But in a few places, companies are recycling the detritus of the beermaking process into a clean gasoline additive that allows cars to navigate without using as much of the precious fossil fuel.The latest venture comes from New Zealand where for a short time, motorists can fill up their cars with beer. 245 more words

Ideas

Biofuels - Two new plants are under research

Biofuels have been around for decades if not centuries as humans use waste to provide heat or to cook food. Waste cooking oil has been used for years as a diesel substitute and several companies in the US and Europe have specialised in converting diesel cars to use it. 382 more words

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