Get ready to throw all of your assumptions about how to make a battery right out the window. Scientists at the University of Maryland are working on a powerful new battery that could help reduce hazardous waste usually associated with power storage. The main ingredient? Wood.
A sliver of wood coated with tin could make a tiny, long-lasting, efficient and environmentally friendly battery.
A captive cockatoo has been observed spontaneously making tools to get at food - the first time any type of parrot's been seen to do this.
Ebony and rosewood are both standard woods in guitar construction, and how the woods all blend together on a guitar is also crucial to how an instrument sounds.
Plastic packaging could one day be replaced by a derivative of wood, if European scientists are successful.
The U.S. biofuels industry has mostly been centered in Midwestern agricultural states.
It's not the first wooden bike - but it's the first to be made completely from wood, with not a single metal or plastic element in sight.