Chevy Tahoe fleet promotes corn-based fuel
Heinz sure has a lot of extra tomato skins kicking around. The condiment company and Ford explore turning those skins into bioplastics.
Skip the salt and sugar bombs and get fresh salads and snacks from the Farmer's Fridge, now available in Chicago.
Bioengineers jump a major hurdle by building 3D printed templates of filament networks to create vasculature. They say the trick is sugar.
Critics say it is a failure of government policy, not science, that the U.S. is still so dependent on corn for its biofuels.
Three senators reach deal to repeal the $6 billion-per-year ethanol tax credit by the end of July, an agreement that must still be passed by Congress.
Although vote may ultimately be symbolic, move underscores increasingly hostile attitude toward federal ethanol support.
With tax credits up for renewal, former VP Al Gore says that massive subsidies for first-generation ethanol were a mistake--and that he was wrong to support them in the heat of campaigning.
Material sciences achievement in organocatalysts research could lead to more sustainable plastics, better recycling methods.
CEO says new enzyme will be available in the first quarter, and that the company could show the product would be competitive with corn-based ethanol and gasoline.