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Ford will soon use captured carbon dioxide to make foam and plastic for its vehicles as the automaker seeks to cut costs while making its cars more sustainable.
There are some great things about social media, and of course, Facebook . . . then there are the annoying types that make FB insufferable.
The test only lasted a few seconds before ending in a massive plume of sand. But according to Hyperloop One, this is a technology on the rise that could leave conventional means of transport such as rail in a cloud of dust.
TerraVia, formerly known as Solazyme, announced that it is entering the aquaculture sector with an algae-based feed product that it says can help reduce destructive overfishing in the world's oceans.
Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On Monday, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it would buy Opower for $532 million.
Startups with dubious business models and sketchy revenue streams are nudging the Silicon Valley economy close to the edge of a cliff.
Countries are seeking creative solutions to tackle water scarcity. Could fog-harvesting be an option? It appears to be working in southwest Morocco.
Brooklyn Microgrids hopes to wean more customers off the local power behemoth known as Con Edison and allow residents and property owners to buy and sell power generated from solar installations.
Hampton Creek, the company behind Just Mayo, continues to find success with its egg-less products. New pancake and cake mixes, salad dressings, and an egg-free breakfast scramble will be available at more stores -- including Walmart and Target.
Last week, Ford formed a new subsidiary, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, which will develop and invest in new mobility services for automobiles.
The food packaging industry has realized that in order to avoid more polystyrene bans, it has to provide an alternative in an era when many cities and towns are confronting diminished landfill space. One trade group is in its second year of grants in an effort to expand polystyrene recycling.
Male, capital of the Maldives, is certainly compact, with its population density ranking among the highest on Earth. This city of over 100,000, however, has become an environmental nightmare.