Turning plastic into fuel | What The Future



AntBot is an insectoid robot inspired by desert ants that’s pioneering new autonomous navigation technologies. Also, we take a look at how scientists are working to turn plastics into clean fuels, and how DeepMind’s AlphaStar became the first artificial intelligence entity to master StarCraft II.

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8 thoughts on “Turning plastic into fuel | What The Future

  • February 14, 2019 at 9:48 am
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    A company called ReNew already has a patent for a process using CAT-HTR technology to do this, it's been a known thing and commercial use is being put into place in the UK with a plant being built as a pilot for real world use. The university of Sydney were the first to publicly link plastic and this process and have had the technology for years. It's old news

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  • February 14, 2019 at 9:48 am
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    pressure and heat for plastics? i have read about exact or similar methods from 50 year old books…

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