News - 29 Oct 2013
What does the coastal community of Bolinas, California have in common with the impoverished island nation of Haiti? The surprising answer is a fledgling sanitation strategy whereby human waste is...
News - 9 Oct 2013
The 2,000-mile drive across the Australian outback is on some of the world's most grueling roads. In many places, the single-lane highway that traverses the center of the continent is barely...
News - 25 Jul 2013
Scientist Brett Singer is a vegetarian. So why has he been frying up hamburgers? Singer and his team of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) indoor air researchers have found hazardous...
News - 16 May 2013
The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute’s Hybrid and Hydrogen Vehicle Research Laboratory will host the 21st Century Automotive Challenge on May 16-19 at Penn State’s...
News - 7 Mar 2013
Portable pergolas with solar panel roofs. Drought-tolerant corn. High-oleic soybeans that eliminate the need for health-harming hydrogenation. Cars that feed electricity back to the grid. Cellulosic...
News - 9 Nov 2012
Stanford University engineer Shanhui Fan envisions a future where we don't just drive electric cars, we drive them on highways embedded with evenly spaced metal coils, generating electrical...
News - 6 Jul 2012
Puralytics today launched the retail version of the SolarBag, a water
purification system that uses sunlight-activated nanotechnology to produce safe
and sustainable fresh water.
News - 10 Nov 2010
The Knowledge Foundation has announced that the 6th Fuel Cells Durability + Performance conference will be held next month in Boston, MA from December 9-10, 2010 at the Hilton Boston Back Bay...
News - 15 Feb 2010
The Knowledge Foundation has announced the complete Program for the 12th Small Fuel Cells conference which will be held in Cambridge, MA from April 12-13, 2010. In its 12th year, Small Fuel Cells +...
News - 23 Sep 2009
Envision a distasteful trip to the curb to take out the trash as a pleasant – and profitable - stroll.
Some juiceless batteries - those are good for a few cents. An old keyboard might fetch...