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What started as a health story turns into a consumer story. Look for udon in a store near you. Buy them in moist packs rather than dry. Add your own soup and enjoy them at home. Leave the...
8 | July 21, 2010 10:55am |
The Science Channel is moving to revive the nation's interest in science, with a little help from Morgan Freeman, Whoopi Goldberg and a stable of brilliant, approachable minds.
July 20, 2010 8:24am |
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 |
Creativity scores among U.S. school kids were steadily rising until 1990. Then they reversed course. What happened?
20 | July 13, 2010 7:57pm |
Cisco smart grid chief Laura Ipsen says the development of the smart grid parallels the development of the Internet -- and the tech giant wants in. Here's how.
1 | July 12, 2010 7:13am |
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 |
So long as food producers are able to dodge the intent of regulations by fudging the numbers, education doesn't stand a chance of curing obesity.
4 | July 6, 2010 10:07am |
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 |
Guidebooks aimed at helping communities mitigate -- and prepare for -- the impact of climate change are free for the download.
July 1, 2010 4:00am |
The City of Light aims to make renewable energy fashionable, with the help of its famous river. Paris asks power companies to design turbines to capture the Seine's currents.
7 | June 30, 2010 4:00am |
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 |
General Motors intends to redefine transportation with the electric vehicle. Here are eight ways smart cities can help, according to Britta Gross, GM's infrastructure chief.
5 | June 25, 2010 6:46am |
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 |
On a Silicon Valley tour, he answered tough questions from both Russians and Americans.
3 | June 23, 2010 6:29pm |