Chemistry Breakthrough: Faster and Cheaper Ethanol-to-Jet-Fuel on the Horizon

New catalyst and microchannel reactors improve efficiency and cost. A patented process for converting alcohol sourced from renewable or industrial waste gases into jet or diesel fuel is being scaled up at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with the help of partners at Oregon State University and the carbon-recycling experts at […]

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Pediatric Covid hospitalizations surge to highest on record in U.S. as doctors brace for more

Children are now being hospitalized in record numbers across the United States, and doctors are warning that it could get worse as schools begin to reopen and the swift-moving coronavirus delta variant drives cases higher. New Covid hospital admissions for kids have reached their highest levels since the U.S. started tracking pediatric cases about a […]

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo: Critics call for consequences after Andrew Cuomo resignation

Two-thirds of Americans in highly vaccinated counties now live in coronavirus hot spots, according to an analysis by The Washington Post, as outbreaks of the highly transmissible delta variant – once concentrated in poorly vaccinated pockets – ignite in more populated and immunized areas. The Post analysis illustrates how rapidly the state of the pandemic […]

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Biden departs for vacation as multiple crises escalate

President Joe Biden departed the White House for a vacation in Wilmington, Delaware as multiple crises escalated Thursday, most notably the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan that has forced the Pentagon to send troops to the country in a desperate attempt to help Americans there escape. The Pentagon announced Thursday that the military is sending […]

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Driver Rams Cyclists In Arizona Race, Critically Injuring 6

A driver in a pickup truck plowed into bicyclists during a community road race in Arizona on Saturday, critically injuring several riders before police chased the driver and shot him outside a nearby hardware store, authorities said. Six people were taken to a hospital in critical condition after the crash in the mountain town of […]

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University of Oxford: Oxford University breakthrough on global COVID-19 vaccine

t’s possible, if unlikely, that you might receive a bill or something that looks like a bill from your health insurance company anyway. This just happened to my colleague Sara Morrison, as she shared on Twitter. She had received an explanation of benefits from her insurer, Cigna, saying she owed 57 cents for her first […]

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