Making biofuel from waste. The Integrated Hydropyrolysis and Hydroconversion Process or can use any wood, cornstalks, algae from rivers, other plant material and solid municipal waste to generate fuel.
A research team in California has produced a system that can be used for artificial photosynthesis system as well as others. It seems likely that such a system will finally be able to produce the promised carbon neutral energy that we need in large quantities at low cost, in order to cool down the rapidly-warming planet.
A biohybrid solar cell built by Vanderbilt students using the photosynthetic protein from spinach based on a previous design.
The Congo is one of the truly great rivers, but it is remarkable in that it can be navigated throughout, up to the Livingstone Falls and the hydro-electric possibilities will be opened up without undue disturbance.