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Inspiration from Izzie

Julie Packard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Packard

Each of us can recount a person in our lives that shaped who we are. Sadly, I lost an important mentor this past month with the passing of Isabella Aiona Abbott.

Ethanol Vs. Methanol

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

Ethanol and biodiesel are dead, long live methanol! Methanol is the simplest alcohol, with one carbon atom; ethanol has two. Thus, given biomass, it should be cheaper to produce methanol than ethanol. Surely enough, in a comprehensive assessment Stone & Webster performed for the U.S. Department of Energy two decades ago, with the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute as an associate, this fact was confirmed.

Greening Hollywood: Eco-Salons of Hollywood

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Dean worked closely with his certified organic lab to develop a plant-derived collagen: not an animal derived one. Even working with a "green" lab, it was difficult to convince them, "No Lather!"