Bacteria to power your gadgets

A technique that tethers bacteria to electrodes means your future gadget could be powered by microbes in the future.

Supercomputer leaps tall cleantech challenges

Scientists working to tackle our energy challenges at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., just got a powerful new weapon. 

Biomass jet fuel takes off

Seattle biofuel producer Imperium Renewables and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are developing a new catalytic process to convert biomass-based alcohols to drop-in jet biofuels.

PacWest National Lab targeted in "sophisticated" cyber attack

A sophisticated cyber offensive has prompted the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to shut down Internet access across the facility.