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Economist Michael Mandel says communications and information technology delivery are likely to be the industries leading the way to the next economic boom. However, innovation has not been...
1 | August 18, 2010 2:24pm |
The result is tiny audio files, which have a wide range of applications.
August 17, 2010 12:23am |
Las Vegas' sustainability officer admits that his city--an 'island in the desert'--is not a very sustainable place. But between the government's fleet of electric bikes, a residential lawn...
5 | August 16, 2010 2:00am |
But tell them not to wear high heels...
August 11, 2010 12:01am |
Over the last three years, there has been a distinct drop in spending on physical mobility and corresponding boost in spending on mobile technologies.
August 10, 2010 10:11am |
Hospitals are getting smarter, faster, and more efficient. But can technology get out of a doctor's way when caring for a patient? Siemens Healthcare's Luis Castillo weighs in.
5 | August 5, 2010 3:00am |
What's the secret to a greener company? And how are corporations faring? GreenOrder's Catherine Potter gives us a peek at the business of corporate sustainability.
1 | August 3, 2010 3:00am |
Which U.S. states are leading the way for the smart grid? Here are the top ten, along with how much stimulus they're getting and what they're doing with it.
July 28, 2010 2:19pm |
Can social media and the Internet transform workers into networkers and collaborators rather than victims of economic challenges? Progress has been tepid, and the jury is still out.
3 | July 21, 2010 3:45pm |
Budget messes across the United States call for a radical new approaches to running our school districts. Along the way, we'll be teaching kids to think more sustainably.
1 | July 20, 2010 4:49am |
With the opening of the world's largest solar power station, Spain has overtaken the United States as the biggest solar power generator in the world.
7 | July 15, 2010 12:19pm |
Vision 2050 report from World Business Council for Sustainable Development suggests that if we continue using resources at our current rate, we'll need 2.3 planets to supply them by 2050.
1 | July 15, 2010 12:56am |
The non-diet diet is based on the rules of Michael Pollan to "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
16 | July 14, 2010 7:40am |
NASA's new online multiplayer video game, Moonbase Alpha, was released to online game distributor Steam today.
10 | July 7, 2010 9:00pm |
Sustainable future cities; Climategate scientists cleared; oil tax breaks; City Year; LEED homes in Utah.
3 | July 7, 2010 12:38pm |
Bill Gates and charter schools; augmented reality toys; Gulf oil spill: drop in the bucket?; rare metal rush; Britain airport ban.
July 1, 2010 12:42pm |
Our obesity epidemic is not a demand problem. It's a supply problem.
23 | July 1, 2010 7:25am |
Dr. Roger Beachy says we can't satisfy a hungry and growing planet without using 'every safe tool in the arsenal.'
8 | June 30, 2010 2:00am |
Honeywell Building Solutions is orchestrating more than $100 million worth of similar projects funded with ARRA money.
June 29, 2010 5:45am |
Isn't it just possible those increased tests are due to exhaustion, and not just a fear of lawyers?
3 | June 24, 2010 9:58am |