Macquarie University scientists have received a $1.1 million grant from ARENA for a project to engineer bacteria that turn sugar into hydrogen.
A new genetic engineering technique has enabled US scientists to accelerate the evolution of a microorganism's desirable traits.
Representatives from 11 manufacturers in the pharmacy industry met this month to discuss the challenges and possible solutions to further closing the loop on recycling.
Researchers have successfully produced oil in the leaves, stems and seeds of plants, in a significant breakthrough for the renewable oils industry.
The Australian National University and the University of South China have agreed to work together on fusion energy research, with the prospect of Australia providing China with its first plasma stellarator device.
Researchers are building a 300 m2 greenhouse using transparent glass that can generate 50 W/m2 of surface area.
Australian researchers have found that the year 2015, currently listed as the hottest year on record, could be an average year by 2040 if carbon emissions continue to rise at the same rate.
CO2CRC, The University of Melbourne and Federation University Australia have opened emissions reduction laboratories aimed at providing clean, efficient energy for Australia.
University of Sydney researchers have announced world-record results in rocket efficiency following the invention of new thruster technology.
Scientists are one step closer to using Australia's iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel.
Scientists have used a novel ceramic membrane to make the direct, non-oxidative conversion of gas to liquids possible for the first time — reducing cost, eliminating multiple process steps and avoiding any carbon dioxide emissions.
A team from Harvard has created a 'bionic leaf' that converts sunlight directly into a biomass fuel with 10 times the efficiency of natural systems.
Swinburne University researchers have been collecting used coffee grounds from local cafes, drying them out and testing them as a construction material. You may soon be driving over the results.
The water-retention strategies of the cactus have inspired a team of scientists to make more efficient fuel cells for electric cars.
University of Sydney spin-off company Gelion has secured an $11 million investment in its plan to make commercially viable, nanostructured, gel-based batteries.