One of the reasons biofuels are so expensive to make is that the organisms used to ferment the biomass cannot make effective use of hemicellulose, the next most abundant cell wall component after cellulose.
You can't help suspecting that many people won't notice the difference, but a new outbreak of the Trojan.Milicenso malware has left printers all over the world spewing out page after page of garbage.
Ethiopian hyenas are - albeit unwillingly - giving up certain foods for Lent.
The amount of plastic trash floating in the Pacific Ocean's 'Great Garbage Patch' is nowhere near as great as has been made out, an Oregon State University scientist says.
Scientists have cataloged a new and enormous aquatic garbage dump in the western North Atlantic.