Chemists have developed a cheap way to convert cellulosic materials such as corn stalks and straw into gasoline-like fuels.
Scientists have created a highly sensitive portable sensor to test the air for the most damaging greenhouse gases.
Researchers have built a system that converts the sun’s energy into hydrogen fuel and stores it to use after the sun goes down.
People may be willing to pay more for energy-efficient light bulbs if the overall energy costs are clearly stated on the label.
Renewable energy subsidies have been a politically popular program over the past decade, but they may not work as well as previously believed.
One day it may be possible to harvest the otherwise wasted energy of your footsteps or of cars driving by to power your smartphone.
As scientists continue to debate how organic solar cells convert sunlight into electricity, a recent study suggests the predominant working theory is incorrect.