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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.

Smart wristband could predict and prevent asthma attacks

Tue, 2016-06-14 10:53
A wearable sensor system could alert asthma sufferers before an attack occurs.

Solar canopy allows even the most crowded city roof to go solar

Mon, 2016-06-13 10:44
Urban rooftops are not only small, but they're covered in necessary pipes, hatches and more. The solar canopy rises above those obstacles.

Autonomous solar boat begins voyage across the Atlantic

Thu, 2016-06-09 13:53
This potential solar first isn't funded or backed by a big company, but is instead an ambitious project built by two friends in their spare time.

New 3D print tech lets you print as you design, like a rapid prototyping "print preview"

Wed, 2016-06-08 09:00
The new system from Cornell could make 3D printing even faster and more precise.

Simple paper sensor tells you when to get out of the sun

Tue, 2016-06-07 09:44
The sensor could help people avoid sunburns from too much summer sun.

Pop-up emergency shelters fit into a shipping container; include power, water purification, & toilets

Mon, 2016-06-06 12:46
16 Humanihut shelters can fit into a single shipping container, and each one can be set up in about 5 minutes, allowing for rapid and dignified relief for refugees.

Harvard's bionic leaf turns sunlight into liquid fuel, outperforms the real thing

Mon, 2016-06-06 10:38
The latest version of the artificial leaf is ten times more efficient than photosynthesis.

NASA blows up BEAM balloon room

Wed, 2016-06-01 14:23
It took a while but it finally got inflated. The Satelloon flies again!

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone is finally being released

Tue, 2016-05-31 10:03
But is it truly modular?

Winner of the "cable of the year" award

Tue, 2016-05-31 07:00
Meet the cable that has earned praise as the 'best new technology' and 'invention of the year'

SolSource solar cooker offers a fast, low-carbon option for home cooking

Mon, 2016-05-30 18:00
By concentrating sunlight on a small area, this device can hit cooking temperatures in a matter of seconds, and it requires absolutely no fuel.

GoSol is building the direct solar economy with its solar concentrator

Thu, 2016-05-26 13:26
A far more sustainable and accessible form of solar energy is using it directly as heat, and GoSol is moving this rather simple technology forward by leaps and bounds.