Environmentalism is the study and social movement concerned about environmental conservation and teh reduction of human impact on it. Environmentally-friendly products or practices are also known, loosely, as "green."
Erosion happens. So how do you harness these natural processes to re-nourish beaches and fortify the coastline?
May 20, 2013 2:35pm |
Leila Takayama imagines a world where human-friendly robots interact successfully with people. But it's not always easy teaching a 500-pound machine not to block the office coffee maker.
May 20, 2013 3:00am |
An undersea gold rush could be coming soon with the rising cost of minerals and advancements in technology opening the seafloor to mining.
3 | May 19, 2013 9:20pm |
Yet another peer-to-peer service comes up against regulatory hurdles in New York State.
12 | May 17, 2013 3:10am |
Want to improve your focus? Measure your brainwaves.
May 15, 2013 6:15am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.
35 | May 15, 2013 3:00am |
With sensor-driven applications on the rise, Hillcrest Labs looks beyond smart TVs to mobile devices and wearable computers.
May 14, 2013 3:00am |
BARCELONA -- Ear plugs that you can actually hear through. Cubes of silence in the middle of busy squares. Peace from the city racket is coming to a Spanish city near you.
2 | May 13, 2013 3:06am |
Business plan: Sell the gas abroad at a huge profit, build nukes at home.
5 | May 10, 2013 5:24am |
Daredevils piloting a solar plane will embark on the first transcontinental flight of its kind across the U.S. starting tomorrow
1 | May 2, 2013 7:50pm |
Insects see brilliantly through thousands of tiny lenses in "compound eyes." Researchers have built a camera using the same principle. Killer panoramas. Good for spying and seeing up your nose too.
3 | May 2, 2013 4:00am |
Forget plants and grey -- perhaps slides and subways are the way to keep your employees interested.
1 | May 1, 2013 3:30am |
Where would you be happiest living as a young professional?
1 | April 29, 2013 6:10am |
In a Nairobi slum, newly minted entrepreneurs run more than 160 public toilets and transform their waste into fertilizer -- and someday they'll turn it into electricity.
2 | April 22, 2013 4:00am |
"Crowdshipping" is a new and less expensive way to ship goods through travelers connecting online. But if something goes wrong, who is held responsible?
25 | April 22, 2013 3:00am |
How much can we tell about a person from just looking at their bedroom or office? Psychologist Sam Gosling says quite a lot -- except for one personality trait.
2 | April 19, 2013 5:00am |
MELBOURNE -- Part of a global network of coworking spaces, a thriving outpost in Australia is driving innovation through diversity.
April 17, 2013 2:30am |
The safety of women is a hot topic in India right now, but what can be done in self defense?
April 16, 2013 9:02am |
Starting up takes blood, sweat, guts and financial help -- but can the city you choose make all the difference?
2 | April 16, 2013 7:21am |
Researchers are already working on systems that replicate the human brain -- not just in capacity, but also in cognitive thought processes.
8 | April 12, 2013 1:48pm |