News - 12 Jan 2009
A few years ago, America's drinking water and collection system earned a "D" on its report card, as issued by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
News - 1 Jan 2009
The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society announced today that its efforts to protect a wildlife-rich coastal region in South America have paid off in the form of a new coastal marine park...
News - 10 Dec 2008
Beginning in the spring, budding construction managers at UALR -- the University of Arkansas at Little Rock -- and around the world can learn building strategies and techniques to make their...
News - 26 Nov 2008
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced the development of the Ecological Drive Assist System, which combines three functions to enhance fuel economy - the ECON Mode utilizes harmonized control of the...
News - 25 Nov 2008
Each year, coal-burning power plants, steel factories and similar facilities in the United States produce more than 125 million tons of waste, much of it fly ash and bottom ash left over from...
News - 18 Nov 2008
In space, no one takes out the trash. Garbage can pile up, spoil and become a health hazard for astronauts in the cramped living quarters of a space station.
There has never been a good system for...
News - 16 Nov 2008
Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Company and Coca-Cola Recycling, LLC (CCR), in partnership with Holiday Stationstores, the Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM), and Hennepin County launched a new...
News - 13 Nov 2008
An Auburn University study sheds new light on just how valuable shade trees are in reducing homeowners’ electricity bills during hot summer months.
Professor David Laband in the Auburn...
News - 10 Nov 2008
As if the drivers of mini vans and utility vehicles needed any more encouragement to drive fast between jobs, US researchers have designed a new rear spoiler for bluff-backed vehicles that can reduce...
News - 29 Oct 2008
A group of UQ students have won an international award for the intuitive design of an emergency bamboo shelter, which could be your saving grace when a natural disaster strikes.