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."
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 |
The Environmental Protection Agency has launched another study into whether hydraulic fracturing threatens the safety of our environment and water supplies.
1 | March 19, 2010 8:44am |
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 |
The remarkably simple Peepoo bag solves a huge problem in the developing world - sanitizing human excrement, which is responsible for a host of lethal diseases, and turning it into fertilizer.
March 9, 2010 9:54am |
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 |
Can elephants be taught to blog and tweet? Fortune 500 companies lag Inc. 500 companies in blogging, but are catching up with Twitter usage.
March 8, 2010 9:29am |
The perception in the U.S. are that cell phones held close to the head are perfectly safe. Europe thinks differently and the U.S. National Cancer Institute says we need another decade of studies...
3 | March 8, 2010 8:53am |
If Siberia's methane is being released suddenly into the atmosphere, and even the basics of climate change science is true, it could mean another 8 million metric tons of methane going into the...
44 | March 5, 2010 12:17pm |
The Army's climatic chambers can create temperatures that range from -70 to 165 degrees.
2 | March 5, 2010 4:00am |
Weâ€™re relying more than ever on systems and technology for our day-to-day existence and commerce, and at the same time, the impact of system glitches are magnified to the nth power.
1 | March 4, 2010 4:30am |