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Scientists are a step closer to using Australia's iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel.

Dr Carsten Kulheim from The Australian National University says renewable fuels that could power commercial aeroplanes were limited and expensive -- but a solution could be growing all around us.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Scientists are a step closer to using Australia's iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel.

Dr Carsten Kulheim from The Australian National University says renewable fuels that could power commercial aeroplanes were limited and expensive -- but a solution could be growing all around us.