• José Andrés Wants the World to Cook with Sunlight and Biofuel

    One of the least-discussed but most pressing issues in modern kitchens is their reliance on conventional but unsustainable fuels. World-renowned chef José Andrés is trying to change that, one solar cooker at a time.

  • Could a Winemaker's Yeast Replace Palm Oil?

    Palm oil is as ubiquitous as it is controversial. But researchers from the University of Bath have developed a method for turning a type of yeast used in wine production into a potential alternative.

  • Our Future Will Be Powered by Wine

    Avinash Karpe, a 26-year-old chemist at Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology, is developing a process for turning wine waste into biofuel. If all goes according to plan, we may one day be powering our cars with the remnants of a '96 Nebbiolo.