SmartPlanet stories related to the research, theory and execution of solutions to problems, from consumer products to corporate processes to the built environment.
A focus on operational sustainability and support of dealer's green efforts highlight the company's 2010 environmental progress report.
3 | November 19, 2010 5:38am |
Kyocera has launched a solar recharging station for electric-assisted bicycles and the system will debut in Japan this month.
4 | November 17, 2010 8:46am |
Automotive energy firm Quantum says it will begin producing solar roofs with "extreme curvature" for the plug-in hybrid Fisker Karma.
5 | November 17, 2010 6:52am |
Intel is working with researchers to better simulate and measure football related head injuries like concussions.
1 | November 16, 2010 9:02am |
GE and venture capital firms invest $55 million in smart grid technology, from grid storage to utility security to energy management software and EV infrastructure.
November 16, 2010 8:11am |
A new type of light can kill superbugs in the air and on exposed surfaces. Experts expect the light technology to help ease up hospital infections.
21 | November 15, 2010 8:29am |
Wal-Mart's new distribution center in Alberta efficiently shuts the fridge door. Fresh or frozen, the food keeps cool with renewable energy before being flung to stores throughout western Canada.
1 | November 15, 2010 4:00am |
European lawmakers have proposed over US$1 trillion in new spending to hasten the bloc's transition to renewable energy and combat climate change.
4 | November 12, 2010 2:46pm |
Give an astronaut a spare part, and he'll make one fix. Give him a 3D printer, and he'll, well, you get the idea.
3 | November 12, 2010 2:20pm |
Turns out many of the advances happening in production technology could have very real environmental and energy efficient benefits.
November 11, 2010 12:52pm |
John Capp leads General Motors' active safety team. We spoke to him about the sensors and technologies that are helping cars drive by themselves.
12 | November 10, 2010 4:23am |
Argonne National Laboratory's Roger Johnston says too many organizations have a love for "security theater" -- all show, no substance. And he's out to change it.
2 | November 9, 2010 10:50am |
By following the movements of tiny particles injected into rat lungs, scientists have created a nanoparticle profile that could help deliver drugs and reduce the toxicity of air pollutants.
November 8, 2010 7:09pm |
Expert panel suggests that businesses need to start thinking about privacy implications much earlier in the process.
1 | November 8, 2010 4:45am |
Executives in the renewable energy industry are pondering what a change in government means to their businesses.
38 | November 5, 2010 4:45pm |
Excitement among doctors over the Apple iPad has yet to die down, benefiting the entire health IT space.
1 | November 4, 2010 8:13am |
By shifting the top-down approach of disease outbreak awareness to a model that gets local health authorities medical data quickly, researchers in Illinois are hoping to prevent illness outbreaks...
November 4, 2010 4:00am |
A lower deductible helps patients better adhere to treatment regimens, according to a new study. The findings turns the current attitude about employee-provided healthcare plans on its head.
2 | November 2, 2010 7:43am |
Barbershops might be a favorite gathering place in some communities, but can launching health programs there help a population lower its blood pressure?
November 2, 2010 4:00am |
LED lighting firm Cree added color rendering index options to its XLamp line of LED bulbs, bringing improved color accuracy to energy-efficient bulbs.
November 1, 2010 7:53am |