The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".
We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.
The Queensland police will be using the CSIRO's Zebedee scanner to map crime scenes in 3D.
Since the fire first sparked less than two weeks ago, it has grown into one of the largest in California history. New technology by Esri lets onlookers see the flames' path of destruction in real time.
The Atom Z760 ditches its codename and flaunts its specs to the world, with Intel saying the likes of Fujitsu and Lenovo will be using it in their slate products.
A two-year study in Brazil determines that seed quality and land conditions are key to maximizing the benefits of jatropha-curcas, whose olives yield oil for alternative jet fuel.
The plant hopes to prove that converting feedstock, forestry waste, agricultural waste, and household yard and vegetable waste into biofuels is commercially viable.
Philanthropic concerns drive Google.org, but breakthroughs discovered in the name of good can present business opportunities.
Mascoma gets up to $50 million from oil refiner Valero Energy to build and use cellulosic ethanol from biorefinery in Michigan.
American businesses that weren't very happy about privacy legislation that Rep. Rick Boucher announced a few months ago may be even less delighted with a 55-page bill introduced by a House subcommittee chairman.