Exploring Patagonia from the driver's seat of your average Subaru crossover.
It's been nine months since we've seen a new episode of Top Gear. That's enough time to bring a human being into the world, but with due respect to all the mothers out there (including our own), it seems like the birthing this latest special from everyone's favorite British car show has been more tumultuous. Now, after its share of thrills, spills and chills, the BBC's new baby is about ready to enter the world.
The Top Gear crew may have encountered more of an "episode" than they bargained for on their recent trip to Argentina. But before the team had to flee the country under the imminent threat of violence, they apparently got enough footage to put together a TV special, and that special will air in two parts after Christmas.
A group of researchers from the University of Montana State has discovered that a type of fungi, called Gliocadium roseum, that can make gaseus biodiesel from vegetal waste. Turning waste into fuel is a key to second-generation biofuels. This fungus has been found on a Patagonian tree called ulmo (Eucryphia cordifolia), and the remarkable quality is that it produces biodiesel in gaseous form. According to Gary Strobel from the Universtiy of Montana, "This is the only organism we've found in the
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