Methanol

Scientists find way to produce methanol, create fuel using air

Scientists find way to produce methanol, create fuel using air

Methanol is currently produced by breaking down natural gas at high temperatures into hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide before reassembling them - expensive and energy-intensive processes known as 'steam reforming' and 'methanol synthesis.'

Sep 08, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Death toll rises to 71 from toxic bath essence in Russia

Impoverished drinkers in Russia often turn to cheap vodka substitutes such as perfumes and cleansers because they cost far less than legitimate alcoholic drinks.
 

Dec 22, 2016, 12:47 PM IST
Indian scientists show new way to transform CO2 into methanol

Indian scientists show new way to transform CO2 into methanol

Charting out a new route to enhance production of alternative energy, scientists at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, have designed a method to transform carbon dioxide into methanol under prevailing atmospheric conditions.

Nov 08, 2016, 21:19 PM IST

Local gin kills 70 in Nigeria: Health officials

About 70 people have died in Nigeria`s oil-rich south after consuming home-brewed gin that was found to contain large amounts of methanol, senior health officials said on Wednesday.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:42 PM IST

Cleaner, cheaper procedure to convert carbon dioxide into methanol developed

Researchers have discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation.

Mar 03, 2014, 11:57 AM IST

Highly effective method for converting CO2 into methanol developed

Universite Laval researchers have developed a highly effective method for converting CO2 into methanol, which can be used as a low-emissions fuel for vehicles.

Jun 21, 2013, 15:30 PM IST