Naked Scientists Podcast

Naked Scientists episode

Tue, 26th Jul 2016

Fuels Of The Future

Gas Pump (c)

This week we’ll need you to fasten your seatbelts because we’re taking a trip into the future of fuels. We're asking if biofuels are really that brilliant and finding out how one lab is attempting to reinvent diesel.

Plus, new research that could help unclog arteries and the data storage solution that operates at the scale of individual atoms.

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In this edition of Naked Scientists

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  • 32:44 - Reinventing diesel

    Is there any way to change the petrol fractions of crude oil so they can work in a diesel engine?

  • 39:52 - Brilliant biofuels?

    What are biofuels made from and are they any better than fossil fuels?



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