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