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UW-Madison Engineers Develop Higher-energy Liquid-Transportation Fuel From Sugar


June 20, 2007

News thumbnail engineering graphic Reporting in the June 21 issue of the journal Nature, University of Wisconsin-Madison chemical and biological engineering professor James Dumesic and his research team, describe a two-stage process for turning biomass-derived sugar into 2,5-dimethylfuran (DMF), a liquid transportation fuel with 40 percent greater energy density than ethanol. Full Story

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