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."
In an unprecedented move, the Environmental Protection Agency uses the Clean Water Act to block a large coal-mining project in West Virginia.
2 | March 29, 2010 11:01am |
Smart rehab gloves for $500 promises to bring sophisticated in-home rehab to stroke victims at low cost.
March 29, 2010 10:20am |
Transforming the world's agricultural research agenda in the face of climate change requires changes "as radical as those that occurred during industrial and agricultural revolutions of the 19th...
March 29, 2010 4:00am |
'Use it or lose it' isn't enough for our public lands and waters, according to an alliance of outdoor organizations. You also need to put up a fight.
March 26, 2010 4:00am |
Robots at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory quicken the pace for the industry to make, test and tweak new solar cells.
5 | March 25, 2010 9:42am |
March Madness might as well be called March Hoarseness for all the strain to our vocal chords this time of year. The director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center provides tips on taking care of your...
2 | March 25, 2010 4:00am |
General Motors unveiled on Wednesday a tiny electric vehicle prototype that could reduce urban automotive emissions and traffic congestion.
3 | March 24, 2010 8:00am |
A new London skyscraper nicknamed "The Razor" has a trio of wind turbines built into its facade.
March 22, 2010 12:52pm |
All the evidence shows people have clear signs, as much as 48 hours ahead, before they get into a bind. If we can intervene in a timely fashion we save lives.
5 | March 19, 2010 10:07am |
Spain's new 325-mile high-speed rail line from Barcelona to Madrid transforms a six-hour car ride to a 2 hour, 38 minute commute. What's their secret?
3 | March 19, 2010 4:21am |
Ford releases their newest police car. As production ceases for the Crown Vic, will the boys (and girls) in blue go green?
12 | March 15, 2010 11:13am |
The next-generation RFID tag may be impossible to copy, thanks to security based on the tiny and unique manufacturing flaws found on every chip that rolls off the production line.
4 | March 15, 2010 6:58am |
When Scott Blake Harris took over the Department of Energy's Office of the General Counsel last year, nothing was being done to enforce energy efficiency regulations. Now, even you can report a...
2 | March 15, 2010 3:10am |
The Pentagon's cutting-edge research outfit, DARPA, is soliciting research that demonstrates quantum effects in biological processes -- as well as prototype biomimetic sensors that harness them.
1 | March 12, 2010 11:43am |
A study will show whether a building expected to be the country's first Platinum LEED skyscraper is good for the health of its tenants. Should there be a government mandate for natural light in...
March 12, 2010 4:00am |
A provincial governor hopes to find China's energy solutions in Qinghai's combustible ice reserves. Though the 'frozen natural gas' is there. The technology is not.
15 | March 11, 2010 11:04am |
A medical device company is using Nvidia Tesla graphics chips to reduce the amount of time it takes to get breast imaging results into the hands of doctors by more than four hours.
March 11, 2010 7:15am |
The U.S. is sitting on a rare earth stockpile. Can it help against growing tech demand and a looming shortage?
The U.S. is sitting on large, untapped reserves of rare earth materials -- used in computers, phones, MRI machines and hybrid cars -- that could serve as a hedge against a looming shortage.
2 | March 10, 2010 4:02am |
A veterinarian sets off to make (dog) house visits across the country, to learn why some canines have reached a very old age.
6 | March 10, 2010 4:00am |
A novel protein within King Cobra venom is science's latest venom-related discovery -- and it could lead to better treatment options for neurological conditions.
14 | March 9, 2010 4:00am |