Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Piggy Crude?

via Ace again (with really great comments, I might add), pig poo has power!
We are the first to actually do this,” professor Yuanhui Zhang says proudly of his team’s ability to turn swine manure into crude oil. He’s a bio-environmental engineer at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who has led the 10-year research project that recently announced a breakthrough in porcine petroleum.

Didn't Buddy Holly sing about this, once?
Piggy poo, piggy poo!
Oh, my sow-lin' I love you
My piggy poo-oo-ooh

The technology is from right here in Illinois! Soooooieeee!

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