The plant hopes to prove that converting feedstock, forestry waste, agricultural waste, and household yard and vegetable waste into biofuels is commercially viable.
Biofuel created from forestry or agricultural waste could replace a decent chunk of the annual gas use in the U.S. by 2030.
The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".
The Queensland police will be using the CSIRO's Zebedee scanner to map crime scenes in 3D.
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.
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.
Hedge funds want more uniform forests, so they are turning to clones.
You'll notice a difference in the Natural Home Decor Can Opener the moment you see it: unlike most can openers, the handles are wooden. The wood is even sustainable.
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.
Philanthropic concerns drive Google.org, but breakthroughs discovered in the name of good can present business opportunities.