AFP (Nov. 20, 2013) Eco-friendly cars are in the spotlight as the Tokyo Motor Show opens, with Toyota unveiling a new model and Nissan touting its aerodynamic BladeGlider for energy-conscious ... watch video
Reuters (July 2, 2012) A trio of Spanish architects believe that in the future humans will play an important role in generating energy for their homes. The team have designed the 'Jane Fonda Kit House', an eco-friendly ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 10, 2014) Researchers at the University of Washington are developing a new type of fusion reactor that could generate eco-friendly power for less money than fossil fuels. Ben Gruber reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 10, 2015) The first battery-powered passenger train to run on Britain's tracks in over 50 years completes a five-week trial in a bid to prove the viability of more eco-friendly alternatives to diesel-powered ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 13, 2015) An ambitious eco-friendly project containing 1,000 apartments is to be built in the Heliopolis district of Cairo. Architect Vincent Callebaut's plans for the Gate Residence will feature solar panels, ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 16, 2015) Sepios, a four-finned, omnidirectional robot built by undergraduate students at ETH Zurich, could inspire a new generation of eco-friendly, aquatic androids. Jim Drury went to see it in action.
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Sep. 3, 2015 Evidence for a long-sought phenomenon -- first theorized in the 1960s and predicted to be found in crystals in 1983 -- called the 'chiral anomaly' in a metallic compound of ... read more
Sep. 1, 2015 Scientists have developed a simple process to treat waste coffee grounds to allow them to store methane. The simple soak and heating process develops a carbon capture material with the additional ... read more
Sep. 1, 2015 In the future, a wireless charging system will allow electric cars not only to charge their batteries, but also to feed energy back into the power grid, helping to stabilize ... read more
Sep. 3, 2015 Researchers have for the first time seen a spin current -- an inherent magnetic property common to all electrons -- as it travels across materials. The result, which revealed ... read more
July 6, 2015 A study of an eco-friendly solvent helping to make PVC plastic more flexible reveals the molecular-level interaction of hydrogen bonds between the two ingredients. What gives plastic objects their ... read more
June 27, 2015 An eco-friendly biodegradable green 'herding' agent that can be used to clean up light crude oil spills on water has been developed by researchers. Derived from the plant-based small ... read more
Sep. 17, 2014 People make decisions all the time, and some have long-term consequences: Do I work out? Do I take the bus? Do I recycle? Researchers have found those who value long-term consequences of their ... read more
Dec. 7, 2010 Many US restaurants may be ignoring a desire by American consumers to dine at environmentally friendly restaurants, according to a small exploratory study. Researchers found that more than eight out ... read more