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Are you living in the right state for a clean tech career change? Two new resources are available for those of you seeking to tie your personal economic well-being to the rise of industries...
3 | October 19, 2009 4:33am |
Chinese physicists have created a black hole that measures just 8.5 inches across.
12 | October 16, 2009 2:12pm |
The U.S. Special Operations Command is field-testing a plasma knife to help medics in the field save more soldiers' lives.
3 | October 16, 2009 12:23pm |
At the Third International Tidal Energy Summit in London next month, optimism will abound. A white paper will compare 120 different turbine designs, and hear about things like sealing systems...
October 16, 2009 11:35am |
California governor discusses new smart grid technologies aimed at helping to reduce energy consumption and fight global warming. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently previewed technologies that...
3 | October 15, 2009 12:19pm
Inside it's pretty small but the judges ranked it first in several areas, including home entertainment. This contest featured trials like a dinner party, hosting a movie night, and keeping the PC...
14 | October 15, 2009 12:12pm |
Solar cell manufacturer G24 Innovations announced Monday that it is shipping a line of backpacks and other bags that sport flexible solar panels to charge your personal electronic devices on the go.
October 15, 2009 11:26am |
New billing system in Austin will serve as foundation for local green energy projects.
October 13, 2009 9:51am |
Distressed or remote communities have always lost much of their young and skilled workers in droves as they left for greener pastures. Will greater online access reverse this outflow of human capital?
9 | October 13, 2009 6:00am |
MIT researchers have developed roof tiles that change color based on the temperature, turning white when it's hot to deflect heat and turning black when it's cold to absorb it.
11 | October 12, 2009 8:57am |
U.K. defense technology firm Qinetiq has been awarded a three-year, $2.4 million contract to supply the United States Army with a system that can generate electricity from garbage.
6 | October 12, 2009 8:36am |
The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia has published new research detailing the sorts of investment necessary to build the foundation for economic progress related to sustainable...
2 | October 12, 2009 7:51am |
Google is constantly pushing to reduce its cost of doing business online. That is what makes it powerful. It's what's in the bowels of the company, not in its brains, that you will find its secret...
October 9, 2009 2:00pm |
Researchers say snoring can be successfully treated using radiofrequency ablation, a minimally-invasive procedure that uses heat to shrink the tissue of the soft palate.
3 | October 8, 2009 10:02am |
A Purdue University professor has developed a fryer that requires no additional oil to produce fried food that looks and tastes the same as with the traditional method.
1 | October 8, 2009 9:24am |
Can't wait for a smart meter to measure your electricity consumption? Google and The Energy Detective may have the answer for you.
October 8, 2009 9:03am |
As if there already wasn't enough incentive for young people to study a career in renewable energy. Wind technology development company First Wind has started up a scholarship program in Utah,...
October 8, 2009 7:00am |
As I work myself through the flood of sustainability reports and pitches I receive on a regular basis, I've noticed a recurring theme: More and more companies are talking less about their...
4 | October 7, 2009 6:39am |
How can any company hoping to convince its corporate customers to use less power or commit to other sustainability measures if it hasn't made the same commitment?
1 | October 6, 2009 9:34am |
The author of a new book analyzing Steve Jobs' speaking techniques shows how the rest of us mortals can learn from Jobs' delivery, and jazz up our own presentations.
October 6, 2009 9:20am |