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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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New Automated Technology Makes E-Waste Recycling More Efficient

New Automated Technology Makes E-Waste Recycling More Efficient

A new recycling plant recently opened by Sims Recycling Solutions just outside of Toronto is using a new automated technology to better separate and recycle the parts of old electronics.

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La Rioja Technology Center is a Glass Box Draped with a Living Green Curtain

La Rioja Technology Center is a Glass Box Draped with a Living Green Curtain

La Rioja Technology Transfer Center is a space dedicated to IT training, development and research. Since the work that's being done inside the building can become very, well, technical, FOA wanted to

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NYC Launches Urban Technology Innovation Center for Green Buildings

NYC Launches Urban Technology Innovation Center for Green Buildings

New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg just announced the launch of the Urban Technology Innovation Center which will help fast track sustainable building practices by connecting building owners looking

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Digital Storytelling 101: How Kids Can Use Technology To Tell Their Story Online

Digital Storytelling 101: How Kids Can Use Technology To Tell Their Story Online

Kids are naturally drawn to gadgets and new technology, so why not turn that curiosity into a fun - and educational - outlet for their creativity? One of the coolest ways to develop your child's

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Charge Your Electric Vehicle Wirelessly with Fulton Innovation’s eCoupled Technology

Charge Your Electric Vehicle Wirelessly with Fulton Innovation’s eCoupled Technology

We've seen mats that allow you to charge your gadgets cordlessly just by placing them down (Chevy actually just unveiled the one that is going to be in all of their new Volts), but how about something a

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Top 6 Green Technology Stories of 2010 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Green Technology Stories of 2010 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Green technology has moved far beyond solar panels over the past decade, and the breakthroughs we've seen just over the last year have been nothing short of amazing. But the big ideas that made headlines

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GE Unveils LED Bulb With Jet Engine Cooling Technology

GE Unveils LED Bulb With Jet Engine Cooling Technology

In another win for energy-efficient lighting, GE has just unveiled an experimental LED bulb that is part light fixture and part jet plane. Developed in collaboration with professors at the University of

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Flexible Leaf Dishes Fuse Nature, Tradition and Technology

Flexible Leaf Dishes Fuse Nature, Tradition and Technology

These fun, flexible leaf dishes by Nao Tamura may be an inspired synthesis of nature and technology, but they also continue the age-old tradition of wrapping food in leaves (grape and banana leaves,

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6 Amazing Examples of Groundbreaking Green Technology

6 Amazing Examples of Groundbreaking Green Technology

Just as we love to hear, green technology is going the extra mile these days zipping well past the realm of solar power, into the boundless world of innovative ideas that no man has ever explored

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Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

The C-type Cargo bike blends simple design elements with clever construction techniques to create an elegant bike that is suitable to transport more than just the cyclist! The bike also has some great

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6 Inspiring Examples of Groundbreaking Green Technology

6 Inspiring Examples of Groundbreaking Green Technology

This article is underwritten by Veer.com. Green technology isn't just about wind turbines, solar panels and alternative fuel anymore. A few inspiring individuals out there are breaking new ground

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Inspiring Green Technology, Innovations With the Power to Heal

Inspiring Green Technology, Innovations With the Power to Heal

Just over the last few decades technology has completed altered our daily existence. From personal gadgetry, to our understanding of what exists beyond our very own planet, technological advancements have

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Inspiring Green Technology That Has the Power to Heal

Inspiring Green Technology That Has the Power to Heal

This article is underwritten by Veer.com. One can’t deny the ever-increasing role that technology plays in our lives. While some people are averse to the spread of technology, many of us recognize

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Light-Filled Gateway Unveiled for Sydney University of Technology

Light-Filled Gateway Unveiled for Sydney University of Technology

Located in the heart of Sydney, UTS is an urban university that is designed to fit within its urban context while creating its own separate and unique identity as a space for students to learn. The Podium

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Nanotechnology Makes Poop Power 20 Times More Efficient

Nanotechnology Makes Poop Power 20 Times More Efficient

Engineers at Oregon State University have their minds in the gutter. They're working on getting more energy from sewage, and they've made a discovery that boosts electricity production substantially. By

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Rocket Engine Technology Being Used to Capture Carbon

Rocket Engine Technology Being Used to Capture Carbon

We all know that rocket science is cool - but did you know that it may also be a way to improve carbon capture technology? Under an innovative research project being run by the Department of Energy's

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Medical Dressing Uses Nanotechnology to Treat Infection

Medical Dressing Uses Nanotechnology to Treat Infection

The wound dressings of the future won't just stop us from from bleeding -- they will also detect infection and release antibiotic treatments as necessary. Researchers at the University of Bath and the

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How Technology Can Help You Green Your Garden

How Technology Can Help You Green Your Garden

Wanna flex that green thumb this summer? Why not get some help from the latest iPhone apps, online tools, and gadgets designed to help gardeners up their growing game? Check out all of our top picks for

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