Green chemistry blossoms

LANSING — Twenty years from now, petroleum gasoline may be obsolete. As you pump bio-diesel fuel into your brand-new Ford-GM roadster, you probably won’t think about where the fuel came from.

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Solar moving slowly in Michigan

LANSING — The University of Michigan competes with a prestigious solar car team. Many companies around the state install solar energy systems. Negaunee High School is planning a solar project, as is the Detroit Science Center. Even signs along Michigan's freeways are powered by the sun.

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Medical marijuana law is set

LANSING — Your arm hurts pretty bad. And since the Proposal 1 ballot initiative passed in the November elections, you’re thinking this might be the chance to get legally prescribed marijuana to ease your pain.

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