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March 21, 2012 | 10:35 am

Video of a Lot of Cars Doing Donut Spins at Infineon (On Purpose)

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Metaphor for contemporary living in an age of scarcity? Example of mankind’s ability to achieve? Complete waste of time? Watch the video and see if an opinion washes over you… Here’s the explanation of what you just saw from Infineon Raceway in Sonoma: More than 70 cars convened at Infineon Raceway on Tuesday to break […]

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Microorganism-Created Fuel on Display at Infineon Raceway

August 26, 2011 | 1:53 pm

Microorganism-Created Fuel on Display at Infineon Raceway

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Bioengineering is now being used to create a renewable fuel alternative to petroleum diesel. But unlike biodiesel, which is made from vegetable oil, this fuel is created by microorganisms. Scientists at Emeryville-based Amyris, known for their work with the anti-malarial drug Artemisinin, have devised a process for synthesizing hydrocarbons similar to those found in regular […]

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June 27, 2011 | 7:10 am

Morning Splash: SF Pride, Amtrak Crash, Dodger Bankruptcy, Busch Wins at Infineon

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S.F. Pride – a grown-up vibe, cheers for New York (SF Chronicle) The 41st San Francisco Pride Parade was so tame and orderly, one would think it had finally settled down and, well, gotten married. Thousands who attended Sunday’s parade and its related festivities cheered recent leaps in gay rights, including Friday’s legalization of same-sex […]

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