How diatoms grab sunlight could lead to better biofuels

The way diatoms—algae that produces 20% of the Earth's oxygen—harness solar energy could lead to cheaper, more efficient biofuels.

Todd Bates-Rutgers | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology algae fossil-fuels photosynthesis renewable-fuels

Why gas prices vary in the same part of town

Why do gas prices often vary within the same part of town? New research identifies the factors at play.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB | March 11, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture consumers fossil-fuels money vehicles

Fossil fuel emissions climb for 2nd straight year

"We thought, perhaps hoped, emissions had peaked a few years ago… that was wishful thinking."

Josie Garthwaite-Stanford | Dec. 6, 2018 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment climate-change emissions fossil-fuels pollution

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