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Biofuels are having a government-funding moment
The USDA and DOE both recently invested in the sometimes controversial energy source.
Greek yogurt creates a ton of wheyst—but wheyt! There may be a whey forward for all that whey.
7 ingenious ways to deal with food waste
From tomato tires to toast-based beer
Alaska Airlines just flew across the country using wood chips
A boost for biofuels
Giant Clams Are Greenhouses For Algae
Iridescent cells that filter light like prisms allow clams to farm underwater.
Engineered Bacteria Excrete Propane Fuel
Researchers want to harness your stomach bugs in the service of your barbecue
Missiles And Rockets Might Soon Smell Like Pine Trees
Genetic engineers have coaxed bacteria to brew high-energy pinene biofuel.
Using Wood As Biofuel May Be Worse For The Planet Than We Thought
New data suggests logging could release large amounts of previously ignored carbon into the atmosphere.
Scientists Teach Bacteria To Eat Electricity
In a new study, iron-oxidizing microbes give fresh meaning to the phrase "living off the grid," and provide fresh hope as a potential biofuel.