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Iowa State University

Song-Charng Kong and Nicholas Creager, Iowa State University

Caption: Iowa State University engineers Song-Charng Kong, left, and Nicholas Creager are studying a new bio-oil gasifier. Kong is holding samples of bio-oil that can be vaporized by the machine. Creager is holding the system's reactor, which can operate at temperatures exceeding 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.

Credit: Photo by Bob Elbert/Iowa State University

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