Soon, planes could be flying on fuel from 'fungus'

Soon, you may able to travel on planes that fly on jet fuel from black fungus that is commonly found in decaying leaves, soil and rotting fruit, thanks to a new research.

Solar-powered plane takes off in first round-the-world attempt

The first attempt to fly around the world in a plane using only solar power launched Monday in Abu Dhabi in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy.

Bacteria used to convert solar energy into liquid fuel
Bacteria used to convert solar energy into liquid fuel

Harvard scientists have created a system that uses bacteria to convert solar energy into a liquid fuel.

Scientists produce two bio-fuels from single algae

A common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both bio-diesel and jet fuel, a study says.

Gomez, Zedd's latest Instagram posts fuel dating rumours
Gomez, Zedd's latest Instagram posts fuel dating rumours

Singer-actress Selena Gomez has fueled speculation that she is dating DJ Zedd after they posted photos of each other on Instagram.

Solar plane set for round the world flight from Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 will return to Abu Dhabi after a five-month journey with stops in Oman, India, China, Hawaii and New York, travelling 35,000km.

Militants capture huge amount of fuel in Syria

The Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and like-minded groups have captured two million litres of fuel from a Syrian military base in the northwestern province of Idlib, a monitoring group reported Saturday.

Scientists closer to making fuel from water and sun

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have moved one step closer to turning water and sunlight into sustainable fuel by successfully replicating a crucial step in photosynthesis.

Increased global shipping has caused pollution on open seas

 Owing to growing international trade, maritime traffic on the world's oceans has increased four-fold over the past 20 years, causing more water, air and noise pollution on the open seas, says a new research.

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be reduced

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be reduce as Brent crude oil dropped to a four-year low below $82 a barrel on Wednesday.

New method to bring Supersonic laser-propelled aircraft one step closer
New method to bring Supersonic laser-propelled aircraft one step closer

Aircrafts that are propelled by beams of light rather than conventional fuels is what the scientist and science fiction writers have always dreamt of.

Soon, fuel from waste of 'whisky-making' to be reality

Researchers have been working to turn the waste from whisky-making into fuel and ultimately planning to make it a commercial reality, it has been reported.

Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom fuel dating rumours
Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom fuel dating rumours

Singer-actress Selena Gomez has fuelled dating rumours with Orlando Bloom after they were spotted at LAX.

Fuel-laden Russian ship drifting off Canadian coast

A Russian container ship carrying tons of fuel and diesel was drifting once again off Canada's Pacific shore Saturday after a cable linking it to a tow ship ruptured, the military said.

Future cars may be powered by waste CO2!

Scientists have synthesized a new catalyst that can convert waste carbon dioxide into fuel and other energy-rich products, which is a big step toward industrialization.

Taliban set 200 fuel trucks on fire in Kabul

A Taliban bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul set fire to some 200 fuel trucks that the militants claimed were supplying foreign troops in Afghanistan, officials said today.

North Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns

North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said today.

Russia has `reduced to zero` gas shipments for Ukraine: Kiev

Ukraine said on Monday that Russia had reduced its gas shipments and was only sending its neighbour enough to cover Europe`s fuel needs after the two sides failed to reach a compromise price deal.

Billions of outstanding debts, Russia asks Ukraine to pre-pay for fuel

Russia ordered crisis-hit Ukraine on Thursday to pay upfront for all its future natural gas deliveries because of billions of dollars in outstanding debts.

New technique developed to turn pee into fuel and drinking water during space missions

Rather than ejecting astronaut pee into space, scientists are developing a new technique that can turn this waste burden into a boon by converting it into fuel and much-needed drinking water.