Researchers produce two biofuels from a single algae

A common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both biodiesel and jet fuel, according to a new study published in the journal Energy & Fuels.

FACT CHECK: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts

Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands of jobs and make the ...

Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

A law enforcement campaign to compel Google Inc. to disable a feature in its popular Waze traffic app that lets drivers warn others about nearby police activity shifted Wednesday when a sheriffs' organization openly complained ...

Moving big data faster, by orders of magnitude

In today's high-productivity computing environments that process dizzying amounts of data each millisecond, a research project named for "a trillion events per day" may seem relatively ordinary.

Long-necked 'dragon' discovered in China

University of Alberta paleontologists including PhD student Tetsuto Miyashita, former MSc student Lida Xing and professor Philip Currie have discovered a new species of a long-necked dinosaur from a skeleton found in China. ...

Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the spread of terrorist propaganda and hostage ...

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