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Research drones can quickly track tagged wildlife

Wed, 2015-08-26 10:40
The first radio-tracking drones will let scientists easily locate tagged animals for study.

Make any bike smarter with this minimalist navigation, security, and fitness gadget

Tue, 2015-08-25 15:39
The SmartHalo device upgrades any bicycle into a smart(er) bike, offering its users directions, cycling metrics, an alarm, an automatic headlight, call & text notifications, and more.

Solar and wind-powered sea vehicle will solve mysteries of the Celtic Deep

Mon, 2015-08-24 10:40
It's one of two autonomous vehicles to survey the part of the Celtic Sea known to draw marine predators.

Goal Zero Venture 30: A rugged and waterproof solar gadget recharger (Review)

Thu, 2015-08-20 14:46
For both urban and backcountry adventurers, this new solar charger from Goal Zero features a super-durable power pack, two high-speed charging ports, ten 'smart charging' profiles, and a built-in micro-USB cable.

Welcome to the era of giant batteries: GE to build its largest grid-scale battery to date

Thu, 2015-08-20 09:56
As solar and wind becomes bigger sources of energy, we're going to need more flexible storage like this

Cell phones help track the spread of flu virus

Wed, 2015-08-19 10:40
Flu season will be here before we know it. Scientists say your cell phone could one day tell you your risk of catching it.

World's largest air purifier aims to create 'Smog Free Parks' in cities around the world

Tue, 2015-08-18 14:22
The Smog Free Tower is said to be able to remove carbon particles from the air, which can then be compressed and turned into jewelry. Fancy a smog ring, anyone?

Pink film 'antenna' can double solar cell efficiency

Tue, 2015-08-18 11:04
The antenna could make roof top solar far more affordable by slashing the time it takes to recoup your money.

Google's Project Sunroof aims to make it easier for you to put solar panels on your roof

Mon, 2015-08-17 15:30
A new one-stop shop for going solar?

Glass paint can cool down metal roofs

Mon, 2015-08-17 11:06
For many roofs, white paint is the best way to cool down, but for metal roofs a new glass coating could be even better.

INDEX: Is Scio a Tricorder in your pocket?

Thu, 2015-08-13 15:51
This tiny device is "is the first molecular sensor that fits in the palm of your hand."

Was the Space Station salad really a giant leaf for mankind? Or did the Russians beat them to it?

Wed, 2015-08-12 11:26
Lettuce look back at Mir, where the Cosmonauts had their salad days back in Space, 1999

Tool shows where cities need trees most

Wed, 2015-08-12 10:36
A new tree mapping app shows city planners the neighborhoods where trees would be most beneficial to the people living there and how many trees are needed.

Scientists creating robo-flipper to study the secrets of how sea lions swim

Tue, 2015-08-11 09:47
The animals have a unique way of swimming that produces hardly any wake, which could be useful for creating better underwater vehicles and wind turbines.

Electronics BlueBook provides accurate fair market values for used devices

Mon, 2015-08-10 15:59
If you're financing a new computer by selling your old one, how much should you ask for it? This electronics BlueBook will help you decide what your used devices are worth.

Software lets you see the world like animals do

Mon, 2015-08-10 10:25
You can see what objects look like to fish, bees, birds and more.

Back to school: R2 Certified refurbished computers save money and resources

Thu, 2015-08-06 19:13
Instead of buying a new computer or mobile device for your kids going back to school, consider purchasing a certified refurbished one.

Solar-powered smart watering system promises battery-free intelligent irrigation

Wed, 2015-08-05 18:08
The latest Internet of Things entry into the lawn and garden market offers an automated and app-controlled watering system to "deliver the perfect drink" to your plants.

Coal mining town Springhill, Nova Scotia may once again take energy out of the ground.

Wed, 2015-08-05 15:54
Is it a geothermal system or a ground source heat pump? Yes.

How to use screens at night without ruining your sleep

Wed, 2015-08-05 07:00
The blue light from screens can do terrible things to our circadian rhythms, but there are a few ways to use your devices after dark without giving up good sleep.