Does America have a water crisis?
Scientists studied the state of the river system and it isn't looking so good. Read the full story
Two scientists win Nobel Prize for graphene; thinnest, strongest material ever
Two University of Manchester scientists win the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work with graphene, the thinnest, strongest material ever discovered. Read the full story
National Semi, Suntech team up for smart solar panels
National Semiconductor and Suntech Power Holdings said they will collaborate to develop smart solar panels. Read the full story
Study calculates energy lost via wasted food
Americans discard about a third of their food. Wasted along with rotten morsels and unconsumed scraps is a heavy consumption of fuel and petrochemicals. Read the full story
Armed with smart phones, 'citizen scientists' to collect disaster data
When disaster strikes, people in the flood zone or earthquake radius have the best access to data scientists need. Read the full story
Ford backs algae biofuel research
A Ford research scientist says algae has some of the characteristic necessary to become a viable source of renewable fuel. Read the full story
Cell phone as the lever that lifts the world?
How a small handheld device is bringing five billion people into the global marketplace, one micro-task at a time. Read the full story
Responding to recalls, Toyota equips new vehicles with 'smart stop' tech, black box recorders
In the wake of substantial vehicle recalls, Toyota says it is using smarter technology in new models to avoid repeats of its previous tech mishaps. Read the full story
Researchers design intelligent maritime surveillance system
Spanish researchers have designed an "intelligent" application for maritime surveillance that uses sensors and a pinch of artificial intelligence. Read the full story
Dubuque 2.0: IBM kicks off water conservation pilot in Iowa town
IBM and the City of Dubuque, Iowa are launching a four-month study to better understand water consumption and conservation by the city and its residents. Read the full story
GE, Miahona partner on sustainable water reuse tech in Saudi Arabia
GE partners with Miahona in its latest move to bring its water conservation technology to the increasingly populous but water-hungry Middle East. Read the full story
The French Secret
There is a devil behind many Parisiens' thin bodies. It comes in a paper tube, and you light the end of it. Then you inhale. Read the full story
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Face research for autism; New Orleans blight; General Motors design; high-speed rail; machine that teaches itself. Read the full story
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