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  • Biodiesel Made from Algae Is Now Available in California

    A handful of gas stations in Northern California made history this week by becoming the first to offer algae-based diesel fuel at the pump. At select stations in Redwood City, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose, the algae fuel company Solazyme will be...

  • Rosneft, Now the Biggest Oil Company in the World, Will Control Russia's Arctic

    Rosneft, the Russian state-owned oil behemoth, just signed a deal to purchase TNK-BP, Russia’s third-largest oil producer, for $55 billion. The deal makes Rosneft the largest publicly-traded oil producer. It’s a boon for private enterprise, especially...

  • Ding, Dong, the Shuttle Is Finally Dead

    I know. I can hardly believe it, either. After an impressive 25 flights that spanned an equally impressive 22-year career and 123 _million_ miles; after endless parades and flyovers and misty-eyed rooftop adieus, the hulking Endeavour has "finally made...