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Photocatalytic material turns CO2 emissions into renewable hydrocarbon fuels
March 2, 2017
NSF-funded engineers are making the best use of our energy waste – by turning one of our most potent pollutants and greenhouse gasses, carbon dioxide (CO2), into hydrocarbon fuels that can help the environment and solve growing energy needs.
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