A new study has found that driving vehicles that use electricity made from clean, renewable energy instead of gasoline can actually push down death rates due to air pollution by as much as 70 percent.
Scientists from Japan's Mie University have developed biofuel from inedible oranges and have received promising results due to its efficiency and less corrosive nature, media reported.
Certain chemicals that are common in everyday life have been shown to cause breast cancer in lab rats and are likely to do the same in women, US researchers said today.
Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.
Electric cars might be the next big thing on roads, but the US Department of Energy has predicted that vast majority of cars would continue to use gasoline by the year 2040.
In a first, Korean scientists have successfully developed genetically modified microbes that can produce gasoline, used as fuel for transportation.
Nigeria`s government and labour unions have failed to end a paralysing nationwide strike over high gasoline costs.
A state-owned Chinese refiner
plans to ship 30,000 metric tons of gasoline to Iran after
European traders halted shipments ahead of possible new UN
sanctions, according to Singapore ship brokers.
Fuel stations across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have adopted the litre instead of the imperial gallon as a unit of measurement from Jan 1 this year, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.
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