The Rosetta spacecraft's mass spectrometers have been sniffing out the various aromas of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
The Methanol Institute supports the introduction of the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 (H.R. 1687) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Brookstone will carry a portable fuel cell USB charger from Lilliputian Systems able to deliver extended hours of charge time for smartphones and other electronics.
By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.
Startup Oorja Protonics has developed a methanol fuel cell to give battery-powered forklifts a lift and it's planning to apply the same hybrid approach in fleet vehicles.
Duke researcher combines solar collector with methanol to make hydrogen which could be used to make electricity in homes for on-site electricity.
Direct Methanol Fuel Cell is working with Samsung on methanol cartridges for small electronics chargers while Toshiba introduces its own methanol fuel cell in Japan.
Caltech's Nate Lewis says "Fuels from Sunlight" research lab is making progress creating fuel from water and sunlight with "no bugs and no wires."
The agency offers $74 million to labs doing research and development, as well as cost analysis projects. Will that be enough to reassure Energy Secretary Steven Chu?
CNET's Dong Ngo's take on MTI Micro's Mobion charger, the first portable fuel cell power generator for handheld devices.