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"The Morning Briefing" is SmaertPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about biofuel research and opinion.
4 | February 7, 2013 12:58am |
We may like the idea of simply pressing a button and going, but both regulators and the insurance industry are not so sure that Google's self-driving cars have a future.
7 | February 6, 2013 7:20am |
Many ornamental fish swimming in aquariums around the world carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria that could pose a threat not just to a billion-dollar industry but to human health.
2 | February 6, 2013 3:00am |
From transportation to energy systems, city leaders are looking to smart city technology to improve efficiency.
1 | February 5, 2013 9:25am |
We've put man on the moon. Perhaps setting up a 3D moonbase will be the next step.
February 1, 2013 12:04pm |
If you build the infrastructure they will come. That's what E.U. lawmakers hope as they try to spark up slow sales of EVs.
10 | January 31, 2013 4:09am |
They're good for hydrogen production, CO2 removal, solar energy storage, nuclear reactors, carbon-light oil sands extraction and much more. No industry complete without 'em.
8 | January 30, 2013 5:52am |
CEO Elon Musk puts lithium ion batteries in Tesla cars and SpaceX spacecraft without catching them on fire. He's offered to show Boeing how. He's even airing the drama on Twitter.
15 | January 29, 2013 3:10am |
As the largest single consumer of energy in the world, the U.S. Department of Defense has a vested interest in investing in sources that allow it to curb its reliance on foreign nations.
5 | January 28, 2013 11:41am |
There are 1.7 million members of carsharing services worldwide. What's fueling the growing demand?
January 28, 2013 4:00am |
As a consultant for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, Michael Michalko knows how to bring out the creativity in even the most uninspired mind.
7 | January 28, 2013 3:00am |
There are devices that help those suffering with mobility issues, but few for children with tiny limbs. Where does 3D printing come in?
January 25, 2013 5:26am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about electric vehicles and battery development.
4 | January 25, 2013 12:16am |
French automaker Peugeot Citroen is claiming a major breakthrough in fuel efficiency due to a new vehicle design that replaces a car's battery with compressed air. It will ship as soon as 2016.
4 | January 24, 2013 7:49pm |
A promotional lease deal on the Mitsubishi i-MiEV may give the plug-in market a boost by ushering in an unprecedented level of affordability.
3 | January 24, 2013 3:58am |
The automaker has begun using a solar farm adjacent to its Chattanooga manufacturing facility to power up to 12.5 percent of the plant's needs during full production and 100% off production.
3 | January 23, 2013 9:31pm |
Well, the coldest inhabited one, anyway. Welcome to the village of Oymyakon, in Russia.
1 | January 23, 2013 4:24pm |
MELBOURNE -- A production company's secret cinema concept paves the way to new business.
January 23, 2013 2:30am |
MADRID -- How do you build a high-speed train across a desert?
9 | January 21, 2013 3:03am |
A review of Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America, by Sam Roberts
1 | January 18, 2013 3:01am |