Monday, August 02, 2010

How engineering malaria-resistant mosquitoes could save millions of lives

How engineering malaria-resistant mosquitoes could save millions of lives

University of Arizona scientists have a designer mosquito that is completely resistant to malaria. Read the full story

Crystal storage for CO2 and hydrogen

UCLA and South Korean researchers create record-breaking nano-materials capable of storing carbon dioxide and hydrogen gases. Read the full story

How to put the brakes on fleet emissions

The Environmental Defense Fund has developed a framework to help companies green their corporate fleets. Read the full story

Electric motorcycle affordably reaches 100mph, 100 miles per charge

Brammo's Empulse electric motorcycle has some advanced EV capabilities, but it should still impress gearheads. Read the full story

Maryland foundation takes on TB giant

Known as a disease of the past and the poor, tuberculosis still plagues many developing countries. Read the full story

Darpa is ready to test mind-controlled prostheses

A Darpa-sponsored team is working on a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that works by physically implanting a chip in the brain. Read the full story

DARPA, Lockheed Martin develop sensor system that uses gravity to locate, identify underground targets

DARPA has commissioned Lockheed Martin to develop a sensor system that can locate and identify underground targets -- with a little help from gravity. Read the full story

Microsoft Terapixel: largest, clearest image of night sky ever produced

Tech giant Microsoft says it has produced the largest and clearest image of the night sky ever -- and it's a terapixel in size. Read the full story

Broadband network in U.S. may be better than previously thought, MIT study says

Is America's broadband network as slow as the FCC thinks it is? Three MIT researchers say probably not. Here are three reasons why. Read the full story

Users treat tobacco as a drug

Anti-smoking advocates have never faced the drug effects of cigarettes squarely. Read the full story

Shai Agassi's Better Place: Rolling out the electric car to the masses

At a Churchill Club Event in Mountain View, Calif., Better Place CEO Shai Agassi discusses his systems-based model to bring the electric car to the masses. Read the full story

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