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The mayors of America’s largest cities are actively fighting coal as an energy source, citing emissions, health risks and cost. Will they succeed?
July 29, 2011, 11:26 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The Obama administration officially reveals new fuel economy standards: 54.5 miles per gallon equivalent by 2025, starting in 2017.
July 29, 2011, 8:36 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Pursuing STEM education initiatives is folly without including design in the discussion, according to RISD president John Maeda. Here’s how it can help lift American innovation.
July 29, 2011, 8:23 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Put your hips into it: Stanford medical researchers use 3D digital cameras to determine what biomechanical factors make a professional golfer’s swing better.
July 29, 2011, 7:25 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
General Motors dealers in North America will soon install solar-powered electric charging stations for Volt electric vehicles on the lot.
July 29, 2011, 5:53 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
California officials are weighing a bill that requires microchips to be implanted in every dog or cat adopted or claimed from an animal shelter. The hope: reduce euthanizations and save taxpayer...
July 28, 2011, 7:32 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Rural America now accounts for just 16 percent of the nation’s whole, an all-time low, according to demographic statistics. Here’s why it’s both good and bad.
July 28, 2011, 7:12 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
SmartPlanet becomes a “CNET Professional” brand today. Here’s why.
July 27, 2011, 2:10 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
As many as one-third of all inspectors that are supposed to regulate offshore oil and gas companies were disqualified because of potential conflicts of interest, according to a new report.
July 27, 2011, 12:22 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Russia and its partners plan to let the International Space Station fall into the ocean when it reaches the end of its lifecycle in 2020, according to a new report.
July 27, 2011, 11:55 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca