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Manipulating bacteria is key to generating hydrogen from waste-water plants

There are good bacteria and bad bacteria in a waste-water plant. The good bugs can generate lots of hydrogen that can be captured and used to power fuel-cell vehicles or generate electricity. But the bad bugs like to pig out on the hydrogen, so very little would be left over for the FCX or Sequel when t

Ecofest Report: University of Toronto Blue Sky Solar Racing

The University of Toronto's Blue Sky Solar Racing program began in 1997. Now with over 100 student members, they're in the process of developing their third solar race car which should be ready for the 2007 World Solar Challenge. For Ecofest 2006, they brought their 2nd generation vehicle which is dubbed Faust II.