Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology scientists have used a compound made from a starch derivative and baking soda to help convert mechanical to electrical energy. The approach, developed by scientists at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Technology (DGIST), with colleagues in Korea and India is cost-effective and biocompatible, and can help charge […]

A Montana State University team of interdisciplinary researchers has discovered that baking soda, the common name for sodium bicarbonate, can dramatically increase algae’s production of the key oil precursors for biodiesel and biojet fuels. That’s right, the household chemical that causes cookies to rise in the oven, calms upset stomachs and removes odors from refrigerators […]