SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
7 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
Is it down to age and income, or simply as a means to avoid tax?
1 | May 14, 2013 3:42pm |
The big glass panels that are built into skyscrapers could soon produce solar power.
2 | May 12, 2013 7:44pm |
The same machine that analyzes those cloth swatches that TSA agents wipe against your carry-on could now be retrofitted to detect black powder explosives.
May 8, 2013 2:00pm |
The food truck industry is growing, but there are forces bringing it down.
11 | May 7, 2013 10:10am |
This July, the NYPD will be releasing invisible, odorless, nontoxic gases to better understand how contaminants will disperse in accidents and attacks.
5 | May 5, 2013 10:46pm |
Compared with traditional hand-washing, the GiraDora doubles productivity, reduces back pain, and prevents clothes from getting moldy.
4 | May 1, 2013 1:41pm |
Researchers make the green case for ordering groceries from your computer.
6 | May 1, 2013 12:39pm |
The California-based startup is ditching its electric vehicle business to pursue another related path.
2 | May 1, 2013 10:45am |
With data from thousands of cell phones, IBM is creating a better commute.
1 | May 1, 2013 6:36am |
Fiber networks are not all about Internet speeds -- but could also be used to power our airborne vehicles.
3 | May 1, 2013 2:06am |
Two years after the earthquake and massive tsunami, the nuclear power plant needs permanent solutions, not makeshift ones.
6 | April 23, 2013 2:53pm |
The U.S. economy is getting better, so why aren't people driving more?
16 | April 23, 2013 4:00am |
The latest all-electric vehicle to hit our streets is the Sora superbike, which can go 185 miles on a single charge.
7 | April 23, 2013 2:42am |
Artificial limbs, cancer detection, music for the hearing impaired, rockets, water filtration - these are all some of the ideas that were presented today at the White House Science Fair in...
April 22, 2013 8:57pm |
"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 |
DELHI -- The non-profit Smile Train performs surgeries for free India, changing the destinies of children born with clefts.
April 22, 2013 12:00am |
Business leaders in Las Vegas are building a first-of-its-kind urban transportation model.
4 | April 19, 2013 4:00am |
Do you like to stand or sit? If you choose to stand, do you prefer vertical poles or overhead bars? Researchers spent weeks recording our decisions.
2 | April 18, 2013 1:20pm |
Owning a car is getting pricier, according to a study by AAA. Maybe that's why proximity to mass transit has pushed home prices higher.
8 | April 16, 2013 2:35pm |