Logging leftovers fuel Alaska Airlines' test flight
November 16, 2016, 9:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
World's first tree-powered long-haul flies from Seattle to D.C.
Has a professional soccer player just revolutionized the energy industry?
February 4, 2016, 8:50 a.m. by Sami Grover
Mathieu Flamini has been keeping a secret: He's developing a viable alternative to oil.
Shiner Ruby Redbird: Summer beer with a hint of citrus
June 5, 2015, 4:57 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
With a low ABV and its citrus and ginger flavors, this beer is easy drinking for the warm weather.
Cow poop-powered bus breaks speed record in the U.K.
May 26, 2015, 12:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With a recorded land speed near 80 mph, this cow pie-powered passenger bus can positively fly.
Trash-atlantic flights: British Airways announces waste-to-jet fuel scheme
May 3, 2014, 12:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The U.K. carrier partners with an American biofuel firm to build a facility where the contents of Londoners' rubbish bins will be converted into jet fuel.
Fat, frozen fly babies could improve biofuels
May 1, 2014, 10:27 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
If the goldenrod gall fly is able to turn regular, freeze-susceptible fats to freeze-resistant ones, researchers might be able to mimic the process.
Power plant to create electricity from waste wood (with no burning involved)
December 28, 2013, 8:36 a.m. by Sami Grover
A new power plant in England will convert landfill waste wood into a cleaner-burning fuel. It's progress, but some critics have concerns.
Teen wows science fair with body-heat powered flashlight
October 18, 2013, 2:48 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Ann Makosinski wanted to focus on a way to utilize unused energy.