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ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A new acceleration additive for making "ice that burns"
Energy & Fuels
Japanese scientists are reporting discovery of an additive that can speed up the formation of methane hydrates. Those strange substances have sparked excitement about their potential as a new energy resource and a deep freeze to store greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide.
Methane hydrates are literally ice that burns frozen methane (the main component of natural gas) found in vast natural deposits beneath the seafloor in coastal areas of the United States and certain other parts of the world. When brought to the surface, hydrates pop and sizzle as they release gas and burst into flame if
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