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Researchers produce new biodiesel

In the EU, automotive diesel contains only seven per cent biodiesel. Conventional diesel engines cannot sustain more than that. Until now. Read more

Self-healing catalyst films for hydrogen production

Chemically aggressive conditions prevail during the manufacture of hydrogen from water. This wears out the catalysts used. It would be practical if they were to regenerate themselves. Read more

Strengthening the entrepreneurial spirit in youth

At present around 17 per cent of the youth in Europe are unemployed. An EU project wants to remedy that. Read more


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