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From Lemons to Lemonade: Using Carbon Dioxide to Make Carbon Nitride
May 18, 2012
Michigan Tech scientist Yun Han Hu has discovered a chemical reaction that not only eats up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, it creates some useful compounds to boot.
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