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Turning Food Into Energy

Turning Food Into Energy

Environmental engineers harvest energy from untapped resources.

Turning Food Into Energy

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 19:00

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  1. Anaerobic - An activity that occurs in the absence of oxygen.  
  2. Digester - A device in which biological materials are broken down and converted into energy.
  3. Methane - A chemical compound consisting of a carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms; the largest component of natural gas.

 

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Ruihong Zhang, University of California, Davis 

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