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Scientists develop ‘artificial leaf’ that could power the cars of the future

Siôn Geschwindt | May 24, 2023  
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed an ‘artificial leaf’ that uses sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into ethanol and propanol.  These so-called ‘drop-in’ fuels can directly power an internal combustion engine without any modifications, potentially offering a low-emissions alternative to gasoline.  Unlike fossil fuels, these solar fuels produce net-zero carbon emissions, […]
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