An Agro-Allied Project to Convert Sweet Sorghum to Ethanol.

Many companies are implementing an agro-allied project to convert the juice from the stalk of sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench) to ethanol. It is an attemt to help Nigeria and indeed the entire West African sub-region reduce her carbon footprint. The company is developing 15 fuel ethanol refineries,10 in Nigeria and 5 in other […]

[VIDEO] The Science of BioFuels

While sources of biofuel currently exist, such as ethanol made from corn, Professor Steve Hutcheson at the University of Maryland is developing a new approach to producing biofuels from cellulosic biomass, using a bacterium discovered in the Chesapeake Bay. “Science of Innovation” is produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the United States […]