Second round brings $21 million to commercialize process for converting biomass to liquid fuels.
Biotech start-up receives a patent for a process where genetically engineered cyanobacteria make hydrocarbons directly during growth.
British scientists are developing an artificial petrol that could cost as little as 19p per litre. The future fuel ditches hydrocarbons for the cleaner, more abundant element hydrogen.
Are hydrocarbons made from biomass a better route for biofuels? A Wisconsin start-up will build a pilot plant to turn plants into gasoline, jet fuel, or diesel fuels.
NASA has created a recipe for the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and found that it has an "aromatic character".
Why oh why do those salty fried strips have such a hypnotic power over us? Scientists from the American Chemical Society are all over it.
China activates an international charter started in 1999 to aggregate global space data from satellites in an effort to locate Malaysian Airlines' flight MH370.
Aiming for a breakthrough in biofuel production, Berkeley National Lab project seeks to tweak tobacco plants with hydrocarbon-producing properties of algae and cyanobacteria.
iRobot says its Seaglider, an unmanned underwater vehicle, will be used to track the presence of oil droplets from the BP oil spill in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Sugar cane is mostly used for ethanol today, but Amyris says it will be a feedstock for more powerful fuels by 2010.