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Lit Motors CEO Daniel Kim wants to reinvent the motorcycle as we know it today. His idea? To design and manufacture a fully enclosed, two-wheeled motorcycle that runs purely on electric....
12 | September 12, 2011 7:20am
Looking for ways to cut down on your water usage? Homeowners Steve and Linda Parker have installed a rainwater catchment system that allows them to collect rainwater to recycle in their California...
15 | February 28, 2011 4:10pm
Whether it is analyzing your heart rate, controlling stress, or tracking your sleep patterns, Silicon Valley-based Azumio is using smartphone technology to give users a better and more accurate...
2 | May 17, 2012 9:02am
Raytheon recently demonstrated its next-generation exoskeleton robot suit for military personnel. Using a high-pressure hydraulics system and a mix of sensors and actuators, the new suit aids a...
14 | September 29, 2010 3:39pm
Parents of wee ones are always wishing they had a pair of free hands. The Origami stroller from 4Moms doesn't offer extra limbs, but it does make the dreaded chore of collapsing and unfolding a...
1 | June 14, 2012 12:44pm
As a life support engineer at NASA Ames Research Center, it's Michael Flynn's job to keep astronauts alive in space, making sure they have the basic necessities like clean water to survive. But...
15 | January 13, 2011 8:20am
Two college students ditched plans to enter the consulting and banking fields when they discovered they could grow mushrooms using coffee grounds. The “Back to the Roots” founders say they...
6 | February 13, 2012 8:38am
At Smitten Ice Cream the secret ingredient is in HOW the scoops are made. Founder Robyn Sue Fisher shows SmartPlanet how machines known as "Kelvin" use liquid nitrogen to make ice cream in less...
11 | January 3, 2012 8:48am
Robert Ritchie, a professor of material science at U.C. Berkeley, has created metallic glass, a material he believes is the strongest and toughest to date. At the school's lab, Ritchie and his...
17 | March 17, 2011 8:24am
A big criticism leveled on LED lights is they don't match the color and quality of an incandescent light bulb. Start-up Intematix has developed a set of technologies that it believes improves LED...
10 | April 18, 2011 4:27pm
After witnessing women in desperate conditions delivering babies in African hospitals, Dr. Laura Stachel knew she needed to help. She and Hal Aronson have designed a solar kit that is portable and...
4 | July 5, 2012 12:03pm
Prefabricated homes conjure up images of uninspired architecture, but Simpatico Homes is constructing sustainable houses out of factory-built modules that are beautifully designed. SmartPlanet's...
3 | January 23, 2012 8:21am
SmartPlanet takes a peek inside Tesla Motors' R&D lab and talks to CTO JB Straubel about the evolution of the electric vehicle and the technology behind the company's lithium ion battery pack.
3 | February 22, 2011 8:57am
The new pharmacy at the University of California at San Francisco is believed to be the most automated hospital pharmacy in the country. Robots now track and prepare doses of pills, IV bags, and...
3 | June 8, 2011 12:00am
Insulin injections may soon be a thing of the past for diabetics thanks to nano-technology. At UCSF Professor of bioengineering, Tejal Desai, implants millions of pancreatic cells that secrete...
90 | December 7, 2009 9:48am