Scientists working at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have taken an important step towards understanding how nature makes plant food from nitrogen. For now feeding and fueling humanity uses synthesized ammonia in NH3 form by a process that requires high temperatures and pressures that consumes an estimated 1.5 percent of the world’s […]

Utah State University (USU) biochemists Zhi-Yong Yang and Lance Seefeldt, along with colleague Dennis Dean of Virginia Tech, discovered a molybdenum nitrogenase enzyme capable of converting carbon monoxide into usable hydrocarbons and may lead to motor fuel molecules. This is significant.  Al Fin found the press release and your writer is posting now that the […]

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