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  • Ethanol made from biomass through the Fischer-Tropsch process or pyrolosis conversion (ie GTL or Gas to Liquids Technology and not by "frankenbacteria" fermentation) is the only truly environmentally benign transportation fuel, period.

    Hydrogen Cars, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • New pyrolosis methods now make it possible to unlock these 'wonder fibres' from composites, leaving fibres 'as pure as the virgin material', prime for re-use.



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  • "During roasting, a series of complex chemical reactions take place that develop the characteristic coffee aroma and flavour. ... The most important change takes place when the interior of the bean becomes hot; by a process known as pyrolosis, the carbohydrates and fat form new molecules, generally known as oils. These contain all the flavour and aroma we associate with coffee...."

    —Antony Wild, Coffee: A Dark History (New York and London: W.W. Norton & Co., 2004), 193

    October 9, 2010