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Super sensors could monitor water quality around the world in real-time

Mon, 2016-07-25 10:38
The sensors can report data about mineral levels and heavy metals without the need for lab testing.

Tesla's new master plan includes electric semis, autonomous buses, solar + storage

Thu, 2016-07-21 15:25
What's next after you build the world's most sought after electric car? World domination, of course.

NOAA turns to drones for Northern Atlantic right whale research

Wed, 2016-07-20 10:32
The technology is helping researchers to monitor the critically-endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Microscope reveals key to big efficiency boost for solar cells

Tue, 2016-07-19 10:43
Perovskite solar cells are inexpensive and easy to make and they could soon be highly efficient.

Stingray robot moves with the help of living cells

Mon, 2016-07-18 11:04
It's both a robot and alive and it could serve important roles in environmental clean-ups and healthcare.

New underwater microscope shows the beauty of the ocean floor (video)

Thu, 2016-07-14 09:31
Researchers used the instrument to capture images of coral turf wars and a previously unknown phenomenon dubbed "coral polyp kissing."

This open source CNC system integrates high-tech automation into backyard farming

Wed, 2016-07-13 19:01
This story might more properly belong on RobotHugger, but with its open source DIY approach to small-scale food production, FarmBot is worth a look.

Solar Dogger sears your sausage with the sun

Tue, 2016-07-12 16:49
Who couldn't use a $60 portable solar hot dog cooker?

Dow pulls plug on its Powerhouse solar shingles

Mon, 2016-07-11 09:55
Did they suffer from Shimmer syndrome: "It's a floor wax! No, it's a dessert topping!”

Google Earth gets a major visual upgrade

Wed, 2016-06-29 11:19
The software gets a facelift, letting users virtually travel the world in even greater detail.

High-tech buoy lets scientists listen to whales in real-time off New York's coast

Tue, 2016-06-28 10:42
The new buoy will let scientists better understand how whales are affected by some of the world's busiest shipping lanes.

Fitbit-like tags are telling researchers whether sharks can survive catch and release

Mon, 2016-06-27 11:17
Sharks very often end up as bycatch from commercial fishing methods. A marine research laboratory seeks to understand if the animals survive the stress after being released.

Nest thermostat now helps users avoid peak electricity rates

Wed, 2016-06-22 08:00
The smart thermostat will help people save even more money and help utilities curb peak demand loads.

BuzzCloud wants to take the sting out of urban beekeeping with its iBuzzHive

Tue, 2016-06-21 18:40
By integrating sensors and a hi-def video camera into a 3D-printed beehive, this project aims to help beekeepers monitor their colonies in a non-invasive way.

Ultra-thin solar cell is flexible enough to wrap around a pencil

Tue, 2016-06-21 11:11
The super flexible solar cell could be used on just about any surface.

Elevate your camping experience and get high with a suspended tent

Mon, 2016-06-20 15:36
For truly unique camping accommodations, Tentsile's 'portable treehouses' enable you to sleep in comfort up among the trees.

Researchers build Arduino-powered robot for scanning coral reefs

Mon, 2016-06-20 11:16
This small, but robust robot will let scientists document the world's coral reefs in order to help preserve them.

Next-gen bike lights include turn signals, brake lights, and FRICKIN' LASERS!

Fri, 2016-06-17 13:48
The forthcoming Blinkers bike lights aim to make cycling after dark safer by increasing visibility and offering visual cues for drivers and other cyclists.

New e-commerce site is a one-stop-shop for humanitarian aid products

Thu, 2016-06-16 17:03
The Level Market wants to make the procurement of humanitarian aid and development products as easy as shopping on Amazon.

Researchers accidentally make water-oozing material that captures water from air

Wed, 2016-06-15 10:03
The material could harvest clean water in areas where water is scarce.