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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Talk about being fashion-forward - this year we saw sustainable style leap into the future as designers unveiled an incredible array of wearable technology concepts. From air-purifying jeans to

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Fragile Future III: Delicate Dandelion Lights Sit at the Intersection of Nature & Technology

Fragile Future III: Delicate Dandelion Lights Sit at the Intersection of Nature & Technology

Studio DRIFT is currently exhibiting one of their installations at the Israel Museum as part of the Curious Minds Exhibit. Fragile Future III "tells the story about the amalgamation of nature and

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NASA-Patented Technology Purifies Vittori Lab’s Greenery-Filled AirTrain

NASA-Patented Technology Purifies Vittori Lab’s Greenery-Filled AirTrain

Even though trains are considered more eco-friendly than a pile of people driving their own cars, let's face it - they aren't exactly the freshest green places to hang out. So Vittori Lab and a handful of

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Google Awarded Patent for Driverless Car Technology!

Google Awarded Patent for Driverless Car Technology!

Google loves its green transportation projects. They have invested in the Shweeb, and over the past year have been developing a self-driving car. In March, Google successfully performed a test drive

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Brilliant Cement Making Technology Mimics Coral While Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere

Brilliant Cement Making Technology Mimics Coral While Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a novel way to create a new form of carbon neutral cement by studying the formation of coral reefs and applying the principles at work. Coral takes in

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Rochester Institute of Technology’s Global Village is a Green Social Hub

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Global Village is a Green Social Hub

The 89,000 square foot mixed-use village was designed to ease cramped space on the growing campus while keeping higher standards for sustainability in mind. Currently housing for 414 students is

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Landscape Forms’ LEO Brings LED Technology to Outdoor Lighting

Landscape Forms’ LEO Brings LED Technology to Outdoor Lighting

Landscape Forms just announced the LEO - a versatile, low-energy, outdoor lighting solution. The LEO features a generous domed canopy light and it can be fixed as a pedestrian or streetscape lamp with

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‘Landscape Futures’ Exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art Explores Our Relationship With Technology

‘Landscape Futures’ Exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art Explores Our Relationship With Technology

The Nevada Museum of Art houses the Center for Art and the Environment, one of very few working institutions on the planet that devotes itself exclusively ecological art. Landscape Futures opened only a

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Apple Patents Next Generation Solar Technology

Apple Patents Next Generation Solar Technology

The US Patent and Trademark Office just revealed that Apple has been granted 20 new patents which focus on next generation solar technology. According to PatentlyApple, the patents not only cover solar

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Amazing Quantum Levitation Technology Could Open the Door to Floating Vehicles!

Amazing Quantum Levitation Technology Could Open the Door to Floating Vehicles!

Levitation isn't just for Houdini anymore. A team of researchers at Tel-Aviv University has discovered a way to make objects float in mid-air using a process called quantum levitation, and they think the

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Transpartent Hemlock Building Mixes High-Tech Solar Panels With Ancient Sundial Technology

Transpartent Hemlock Building Mixes High-Tech Solar Panels With Ancient Sundial Technology

Left transparent in order to invite curious onlookers to see what's brewing inside the two-storey center, the building's southern facade maximizes natural lighting. It also has a steep pitched roof which

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Nylon Bike Made Using Satellite Technology is as Strong as Steel!

Nylon Bike Made Using Satellite Technology is as Strong as Steel!

Spotted at the London Design Festival earlier this week, this awesome bike really blew us away when we found out it was made entirely of nylon but is as strong as steel! Launched this year by a team of

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E-MiLi: New Idle Technology Could Make Smartphones 44% More Energy Efficient

E-MiLi: New Idle Technology Could Make Smartphones 44% More Energy Efficient

Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a clever way to make our smartphones up to 44% more energy efficient without changing how we interact with them. They found that when your smartphone

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Costello Tagliapietra Show Beautiful Spring 2012 Collection Using AirDye Technology at New York Fashion Week

Costello Tagliapietra Show Beautiful Spring 2012 Collection Using AirDye Technology at New York Fashion Week

To this day "eco fashion" still gets a bad rap. Greenies tend to think anything having to do with fashion is extravagant, ridiculous and wasteful, while many in the fashion industry still cringe at the

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High-Tech Orthopedic Cast Heals Fractures With “Smart” Technology

High-Tech Orthopedic Cast Heals Fractures With “Smart” Technology

If you've broken a bone, apart from a cast covered in Sharpie well-wishes, you know the recovery process is anything but fun. To aid in the healing process, Brazilian designer Pedro Nakazato Andrade

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Scientists Find That Bacteria-Based Nanowires Could Lead to Natural, Chemical Free Nanotechnology

Scientists Find That Bacteria-Based Nanowires Could Lead to Natural, Chemical Free Nanotechnology

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered that a type of bacteria, originally found in 1987 in the Potomac River, could be the key to developing non-chemical based,

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“Smart” Sunglasses Use LCD Technology to Block Out the Sun’s Glare

“Smart” Sunglasses Use LCD Technology to Block Out the Sun’s Glare

The sun's blinding rays are something to contend with when driving, but a new LCD technology developed by physicist Chris Mullin could soon pave the way for a new set of "smart" specs able to detect

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Toyota’s Breakthrough M2LFh Technology Will Remove 95% of Ozone from the Air

Toyota’s Breakthrough M2LFh Technology Will Remove 95% of Ozone from the Air

Ozone is a ground-level air pollutant that plagues cities, especially those overrun by cars. But now Toyota's Central Research and Development labs have announced the development of a material that

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Inhabitat’s Wishlist of 6 Green Technology Upgrades for iPhone 5

Inhabitat’s Wishlist of 6 Green Technology Upgrades for iPhone 5

KINETIC CHARGING How much does your cell phone move every day? If it's in your pocket or bag as you jostle around on the morning commute and dash up the stairs to make your afternoon meeting, chances are

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Google Uses Street View Technology to Document Japan’s Tsunami Damage and Reconstruction

Google Uses Street View Technology to Document Japan’s Tsunami Damage and Reconstruction

Google has really been asserting itself as a world leader recently and not just in terms of its search engine. Aside from the introduction of Google +, the company has been delving into helping Japan

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Study Shows Kids Can Predict the Future of Technology

Study Shows Kids Can Predict the Future of Technology

When Whitney Houston belted out the line "children are our are future, teach them well and let them lead the way" she definitely knew more than she led on. A recent study conducted by international

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New Wi-Fi Technology Could Double the Battery Life of Cell Phones and Laptops

New Wi-Fi Technology Could Double the Battery Life of Cell Phones and Laptops

Wi-fi technology is wonderful - it lets us browse the web on our phones, laptops, and iPads practically wherever and whenever we want. However it also drains our batteries, forcing us to charge our

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3D Printing Technology Appeals to Our Sweet Side with Chocolate!

3D Printing Technology Appeals to Our Sweet Side with Chocolate!

The amazing technology of 3D printing just found a fantastic way to appeal to our sweet tooths. Researchers at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have employed their 3D

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Elegant Jellyfish Inspire Research in Propulsion and Energy Technology

Elegant Jellyfish Inspire Research in Propulsion and Energy Technology

Jellyfish have always been the highlight of aquarium visits - their easy grace moving through the water is something to be desired. Bioengineering professor John Dabiri is just as fascinated with the sea

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Steampunk Rotary Cellphone Makes Technology Tactile Again

Steampunk Rotary Cellphone Makes Technology Tactile Again

In an age when cellphones have been streamlined to a slew of uninspiring, minimalist bricks, steampunk designer Richard Clarkson offers up a throwback dose of vintage nostalgia: the Rotary Mechanical

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How Space Technology Is Making Glass Production Greener

How Space Technology Is Making Glass Production Greener

Thanks to space travel and the European Space Agency, glass is now being produced more efficiently than ever before. Now you would be forgiven for thinking glass production was already quite green -  you

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New Solar-Thermal Flat Panels Are Eight Times More Efficient than Existing Technology

New Solar-Thermal Flat Panels Are Eight Times More Efficient than Existing Technology

A team of researchers from Boston College and MIT have developed a hybrid flat panel that is capable of producing electricity from the sun's rays as well as hot water for thermal energy. The team's new

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Ford Investigates Bubble Technology to Make Cars 10% Lighter, More Efficient

Ford Investigates Bubble Technology to Make Cars 10% Lighter, More Efficient

Ford Motors is looking into a new technology produced at MIT labs that could make cars lighter and more fuel-efficient by injecting micro bubbles into plastic components. The technology, which is now

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Bridgelux Cuts LED Costs by 75% With Revolutionary Silicon-Based Technology

Bridgelux Cuts LED Costs by 75% With Revolutionary Silicon-Based Technology

The Bay area startup Bridgelux has unveiled a brand new LED technology that can reduce upfront costs by a whopping 75%. Despite being an environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient alternative to

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Stephen Baldwin Sues Kevin Costner Over BP Gulf Oil Separating Technology

Stephen Baldwin Sues Kevin Costner Over BP Gulf Oil Separating Technology

Cast your mind back to May. The Gulf of Mexico oil spill was at its peak and when it looked like all was lost, one man stepped forward with a ground-breaking solution - Kevin Costner. Costner, famous for

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