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From Kickstarter to Home Depot: Edyn smart garden sensor brings IOT to your garden

Thu, 2015-07-02 17:39
The emerging Internet of Things (IOT) is enabling the use of smart devices in surprisingly down-to-earth places.

Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands

Wed, 2015-07-01 07:00
The country is testing a new type of solar technology that adds color and interest to otherwise boring infrastructure.

Nanogenerator harvests energy from the friction of rolling tires

Tue, 2015-06-30 07:00
The technology could give both gas and electric cars a major mileage boost.

Additives could prevent fires in lithium-ion batteries

Mon, 2015-06-29 10:09
Researchers have discovered a couple tweaks that could make the batteries much safer.

Google to transform carcass of Alabama coal power plant into clean-powered datacenter

Thu, 2015-06-25 14:59
Using the bones of old-world infrastructure to build new-world infrastructure.

Students invent door handle that kills germs on contact

Wed, 2015-06-24 09:00
The invention could help minimize the spread of the flu and other viruses.

Owl wings inspire quieter wind turbine blades

Tue, 2015-06-23 08:00
Scientists are working to harness the secret of owls' silent flights to build quieter wind power technology.

Sun King Pro solar LED lamp is a handy portable light and backup battery (Review)

Wed, 2015-06-17 18:06
Looking for a solar-powered light for a tiny house or camping trip? This model is a great little rugged and affordable option.

Water evaporation could power future devices

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:00
Columbia University researchers believe it will be a new source of renewable energy.

Awesome couple creating 3D printed rats for lab dissection

Tue, 2015-06-16 13:10
“We can print an animal ... and make a model a person could dissect without ever having to wear gloves, use sharp tools or kill an animal.”

Robots will 3D-print a steel bridge mid-air over an Amsterdam canal! (video)

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:10
3D printing is slowly but surely going out in the real world. Ultimately it'll help cut waste and energy required to make things, and make them available in remote places.

Amazon to build large 80-MW solar farm in Virginia

Tue, 2015-06-16 10:00
The internet giant is trying to catch up to its peers with more renewable energy generation, but it still has a long way to go.

Paper origami battery can be made for just a few cents

Mon, 2015-06-15 07:00
The bacteria-powered battery could be used in a wide range of applications where biodegradable batteries are needed.

Smart homes and smart cities on MNN

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:30
I slice and dice some recent posts on technology

New roof coating keeps roofs cooler than outside temperature

Wed, 2015-06-10 07:00
A novel technology surpasses white roofs with its cooling powers.

Dyson launches LED bulb that lasts 37 years

Tue, 2015-06-09 09:30
The company that is always looking to design things better has turned its attention to LEDs.

10 beautiful underwater views from Google Street View

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:00
In honor of World Oceans Day, take a virtual tour of these amazing spots.

When smart devices jump the shark: An 'intelligent device' for your garbage can

Thu, 2015-06-04 15:48
And now, in the 'Give me a break' category, the folks behind this garbage can scanner assume you can't make a grocery list on your own.

NASA holding $2.25 million design competition for 3-D printed space habitat

Thu, 2015-06-04 14:56
NASA has a plan for that pesky 'finding building materials in space' problem, and they’re calling on all astro-architects to help.

New invention captures wasted cell phone energy, feeds it back to battery

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:00
The tech could make our smartphone batteries last 30 percent longer before needing a recharge.