From left, UTA scientists Wilaiwan Chanmanee, Brian Dennis and Fred MacDonnell in their lab. They have found a simple process, using carbon dioxide from the air, to synthesize a liquid fuel similar enough to gasoline that it could replace fuel refined from oil.
From left, UTA scientists Wilaiwan Chanmanee, Brian Dennis and Fred MacDonnell in their lab. They have found a simple process, using carbon dioxide from the air, to synthesize a liquid fuel similar enough to gasoline that it could replace fuel refined from oil. Willis Knight Special to the Star-Telegram
From left, UTA scientists Wilaiwan Chanmanee, Brian Dennis and Fred MacDonnell in their lab. They have found a simple process, using carbon dioxide from the air, to synthesize a liquid fuel similar enough to gasoline that it could replace fuel refined from oil. Willis Knight Special to the Star-Telegram

UT Arlington team turns carbon dioxide, water into synthetic fuels

March 14, 2016 01:50 PM