Oil

09.25.13
Texas A&M researchers concoct nanoparticles to soak up crude oil spills
09.25.13

Texas A&M researchers concoct nanoparticles to soak up crude oil spills

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon may be forgotten to many, but remnants of its destruction still remain...

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02.14.13
Battlefield's Ben Cousins all set to release The Drowning on iOS for DeNA
02.14.13

Battlefield's Ben Cousins all set to release The Drowning on iOS for DeNA

A little while ago, I said here on TUAW that the Ngmoco brand was "effectively done on the App...

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09.05.12
Intel treats servers to mineral oil bath in year-long cooling test
09.05.12

Intel treats servers to mineral oil bath in year-long cooling test

If putting liquid cooling pumps, hoses and water inside a highly electrified computer case doesn't...

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01.24.12
Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily
01.24.12

Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily

Instead of spending millions upon millions to clean up the next oil spill, why don't we just all p...

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06.08.11
New 'semi-solid' battery could recharge EVs as fast as pumping gas
06.08.11

New 'semi-solid' battery could recharge EVs as fast as pumping gas

Researchers at MIT reckon they've struck oil. In fact, you're looking at what they call "Cambridg...

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05.13.11
Biodiesel can be harvested from leftover food, kids no longer have to clear their plates
05.13.11

Biodiesel can be harvested from leftover food, kids no longer have to clear their plates

The best dishes always contain 30 per cent fat minimum. This doesn't merely ensure a level of hea...

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04.26.11
CE-Oh no he didn't!: BMW exec says electric vehicles 'won't work,' but would love to sell you one anyway
04.26.11

CE-Oh no he didn't!: BMW exec says electric vehicles 'won't work,' but would love to sell you one anyway

Jim O'Donnell, CEO and chairman of BMW North America, recently sat down with the Detroit News to di...

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12.22.10
GM making Volt parts from oil-soaked booms used in Louisiana, getting greener by the minute
12.22.10

GM making Volt parts from oil-soaked booms used in Louisiana, getting greener by the minute

You can be as jaded as you like, and trust us we've offered our own fair share of cynicism, but let...

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08.27.10
MIT Seaswarm autonomous robots coming soon to an oil spill near you (video)
08.27.10

MIT Seaswarm autonomous robots coming soon to an oil spill near you (video)

Think of it as an autonomous, swarming, photovoltaic legion of seagoing Roombas (or don't, if you'r...

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