Poultry excrement could partially replace coal as a renewable energy source, study says

Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry, when converted to combustible solid biomass fuel, could replace approximately 10 percent of coal used in electricity generation, reducing greenhouse gases and providing an alternative energy source, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.

Poultry excrement could partially replace coal as a renewable energy source, study says

While turkeys at Thanksgiving are an age-old custom, a new study shows that turkey excrement may have a future as a fuel for heat and electricity.

Mon 20 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Researchers camouflage an optical chip rendering it invisible

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have achieved a breakthrough in manipulating light to render an object, such as an optical chip, invisible.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Turkey poop could offer a potent alternative to coal

Turkeys don't just offer fuel on a Thanksgiving plate. Two Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers found turkey poop could act as a potent alternative energy source - and could actually ...

Fri 24 Nov 17 from Inhabitat

Just In Time For Thanksgiving: Biofuel From Turkey Droppings

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University are experimenting with how to make biofuel from the excrement of turkeys, chickens and other poultry. They say the fuel could replace 10% of the coal burned ...

Wed 22 Nov 17 from CleanTechnica

The Latest Poop from the Turkey Coop

NewsWhile turkeys at Thanksgiving are an age-old custom, a new study shows that turkey excrement may have a future as a fuel for heat and electricity.Contributed Author: American Associates, ...

Wed 22 Nov 17 from Laboratory Equipment

The latest poop from the turkey coop, Sun 19 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

Camouflaging an optical chip to render it invisible

Researchers have achieved a breakthrough in manipulating light to render an object, such as an optical chip, invisible.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from ScienceDaily

Ben-Gurion U. researchers camouflage an optical chip rendering it invisible

The researachers showed that it is possible to bend the light around an object located on the cloak on an optical chip. The light does not interact with the object, thus resulting in the object's ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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