cordite in cartridge (image) DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Caption The fermentation process used in World War I to make cordite for bullets and artillery shells might find new use today in the production of advanced biofuels. Credit Image from Wikepedia; it is in the public domain. Usage Restrictions Image from Wikepedia; it is in the public domain. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.