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Cigarette butts make for better, cleaner bricks

Tue, 2016-05-24 10:12
A process that recycles cigarette butts into bricks for construction could kick a nasty littering habit.

Google creates Science Journal app to inspire the next generation of scientists and makers

Mon, 2016-05-23 10:48
The app lets kids and adults alike explore, measure and test the world around them.

Formbox: This 3D printer alternative is powered by an ordinary vacuum cleaner (Video)

Wed, 2016-05-18 14:51
This compact machine could be a cheaper option for those who can't afford a 3D printer -- and all it needs to operate is a home vacuum cleaner.

New solar tech sets record for converting unfocused sunlight to electricity

Wed, 2016-05-18 10:23
A new solar cell is pushing the boundaries of what was thought possible for normal, direct sunlight.

Sharks' electric field "sixth sense" could inspire better fuel cells

Tue, 2016-05-17 10:30
A conductive material found in the electric field-sensing organs of sharks and rays is inspiring new technology.

London's new Mayor to double size of London's clean air zone.

Mon, 2016-05-16 11:23
But it may not be enough to make a difference.

BioLite's BaseLantern delivers smart off-grid lighting for the campsite or at home

Wed, 2016-05-11 10:39
The smartphone-controlled, bright LED lantern is the latest awesome camping gadget from BioLite.

MIT develops inexpensive device that can diagnose Zika in just hours

Mon, 2016-05-09 10:28
The paper-based test and electronic reader can distinguish the Zika virus from similar insect-spread viruses like dengue fever.

Waste-sorting game pairs humans and robots to boost recycling

Wed, 2016-05-04 10:21
When humans and robots work together at waste facilities, more recyclable materials are correctly sorted.

mPower aims for lightest, most powerful portable solar generator

Tue, 2016-05-03 17:14
This mobile energy source includes solar panels, battery, and power inverter, all in a single, easy to transport package, for access to clean energy both day and night.

Can a computer train your dog?

Tue, 2016-05-03 08:00
Researchers are experimenting with software and a smart harness for carrying out basic dog training.

Project aims to bring light to an entire country with solar lanterns

Mon, 2016-05-02 14:43
This crowdfunding campaign intends to help illuminate the lives of millions of Dominicans who face the daily prospect of blackouts, as well as those in the country who don't have electricity.

Researchers create incredible, everlasting battery

Mon, 2016-05-02 11:00
This breakthrough technology was invented on accident.

Solar LED spotlight adds convenience & security to outdoor spaces (review)

Thu, 2016-04-28 17:52
This little LED spotlight offers an easy hands-free lighting option, powered by the sun, for just about any outdoor space.

How to extend the life of your smartphone by years without it slowing down

Wed, 2016-04-27 10:41
Many users replace their smartphones every couple of years, even though they have years of life left in them. Here's how to keep your smartphone for longer while keeping up its performance.

Scientists using artificial intelligence to develop tastier vegan foods (Video)

Wed, 2016-04-27 07:00
This food-tech startup is using artificial intelligence to create plant-based foods that taste and smell like their animal-based counterparts, down to the molecular level.

You can prevent forest fires with the Birdhouse Alarm

Tue, 2016-04-26 16:07
It has a solar powered smoke alarm, GPS and is standing on guard, ready to phone it in.

Hot and bothered about heat pumps

Tue, 2016-04-26 10:24
How do these things actually work? We try to explain.

Lightweight solar platforms stay steady on ocean waves

Tue, 2016-04-26 10:09
A new prototype for floating solar panels could allow them to be used in the ocean.

Alaska SeaLife Center replaces fossil fuels with sea water power

Mon, 2016-04-25 10:10
The aquarium and wildlife rescue center uses a unique heat pump system to cover 98% of its heating needs.