SmartPlanet stories related to the tools, machines, techniques and systems that solve the world's problems.
Technology giant continues to make strides in closed-loop product design, replacement of hazardous materials and supply chain accountability
April 9, 2010 9:50am |
An estimated 122 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, recoverable natural gas are in the Levant Basin Province in the eastern Mediterranean region, according to a new report.
April 9, 2010 9:08am |
Researchers have unveiled cutting-edge technology that combines the Internet, GPS and biofeedback to augment and enhance your natural vision.
4 | April 9, 2010 7:00am |
The identifying features of this new giant lizard include its double penis and its human-sized figure.
2 | April 9, 2010 4:20am |
Terracycle products get high-visibility during Wal-Mart promotion
1 | April 8, 2010 7:44pm |
Twitter says spam tweets are down to less than two percent after peaking last August at 10 percent, according to Twitter chief scientist Abdur Chowdhury.
April 8, 2010 8:03am |
IBM and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudia Arabia's research arm, are collaborating on a solar-powered water desalination plant.
2 | April 8, 2010 7:52am |
By moving to "utility" storage, Austin Independent School District almost doubles its capacity
1 | April 8, 2010 4:27am |
Starting tomorrow and running on weekends through May 8, a series of free forums across the country will give families the chance to learn about emerging treatments in mental health.
April 8, 2010 4:00am |
Picking up the mountain pine beetle's scraps, start-up Cobalt Technologies produces bio-butanol. Will Colorado's dead forests soon be powering its cars?
1 | April 7, 2010 9:27pm |
Every economic quake leads to tectonic information technology shift. Is it cloud this time?
1 | April 7, 2010 9:04pm |
Ford apparently first automaker to join Water Disclosure Project, which aims to create framework for reporting and best practices
1 | April 7, 2010 4:36pm |
Engineers at Princeton University have developed a new technique for producing plastics that conduct electricity, paving the way for much cheaper solar panels.
1 | April 7, 2010 1:59pm |
Any professional who does not want their images used without permission can and should protect them. Failing to take basic steps is like leaving a buffet lunch out by the street, walking away, and...
196 | April 7, 2010 11:43am |
A British design firm has developed an inexpensive, solar-powered device that can produce light and power electronics.
April 7, 2010 8:49am |
You may not like higher oil prices and increasing electricity demand when it hits your gas and electric bills, but the outlook for clean technology companies gets a little brighter.
April 7, 2010 8:30am |
Rachael Manzer is going to space. An elementary and middle school science coach in Connecticut, Manzer is part of the Pathfinder 7, the first cohort of the recently reinstated Teachers in Space...
April 7, 2010 4:01am |
A team of American and Syrian archaeologists discovered a prehistoric city in Syria and believe it influenced the foundations of urban life in the Middle East.
9 | April 7, 2010 2:52am |
How about it: Would you wait an extra day for a package if you knew it was a greener option?
April 6, 2010 3:26pm |
Engineers have developed a smart pill with a tiny microchip and digestible antenna that automatically sends an alert when medicine is ingested.
April 6, 2010 1:04pm |