Columbia University researchers discover a new source of alternative energy by harnessing the power of evaporation and soil bacteria spores.
Could a common fungus found in decaying soil, leaves and fruit power aircraft? Scientists from Washington State University think so.
A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.
A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.
Researchers from the University of Georgia believe they have discovered a method that could turn CO2 from the air into useable industrial products.
Venture capitalist calls report, which featured him and one of his portfolio companies, an "agenda-driven bastardization of news reporting."
The company, which makes biofuel from a microbes, said it will stay the course, and expects a demo flight with its biofuel soon.
Startup Joule lands $70 million in private equity to build larger-scale plants that make diesel fuel directly from sunlight, carbon dioxide, and nutrients in solar panel-like bioreactors.
Mascoma and investor Valero plant to build a $232 million plant to convert wood chips normally used for paper or lumber into ethanol, a step forward for the struggling cellulosic ethanol industry.
A Continental Airlines Boeing 737 yesterday made the first U.S. flight running on an algae-based biofuel blend. That single flight alone may have saved the equivalent of 30,000 miles of one car's carbon dioxide emissions.