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George Soros To Invest $1 Billion In Green Technology

Billionaire George Soros said on Saturday that he would invest $1 billion in clean energy technology as part of an effort to combat climate...
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New Technology Uses Wastewater to Irrigate Crops

A British company has created an irrigation system that can grow crops using almost any water, whether pure, brackish, salted or polluted. The...
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New Technology Reduces IED Bomb Effectiveness by 20 Percent in One Year

Troops are emerging unscathed from IED explosion, thanks to the MRAP, a new armored vehicle capable of withstanding very large blasts. The vehicle...

Using Thoughts and Technology to Help People Who Are Paralyzed

Scientists are using signals from the brain to enable paralyzed individuals to gain more control over their lives. Recent developments have enabled people to...

Astronaut Technology Could Prevent Elderly Falls

Your grandmother may have something in common with an astronaut. Originally developed to help NASA monitor balance problems in astronauts returning from space, the...
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Energy-Saving Technology Inspired By Humpback Whales’ Flippers

A new energy-saving wind turbine has been modeled after the flippers of humpback whales. The bumps on the whales' flippers allow water to...

Getting Fit While Using Your Technology (Video)

Technology gets a bad press when it comes to fitness, but not only can it help us, it can make us fitter - not...

World Bank Plans Clean Technology Fund for Poor

REUTERS - "Poor countries will soon receive billions of dollars from a new World Bank fund to help them cut pollution, save...
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Ford Ecoboost Engine Technology To Yield 20% Better Fuel Economy This Year

Ford Motor Company is introducing a new engine technology called EcoBoost that will deliver up to 20 percent better fuel economy on half a...

Virtual Reality Technology Helps Stroke Victims

"New virtual reality rehabilitation therapies, currently undergoing trials, are helping stroke sufferers to regain movement and gradually rediscover their independence." (CNN) Thanks to Shelley...

New On-Screen Signing Technology for Deaf

IBM is developing technology invented by UK students that will translate spoken or written words into British Sign Language (BSL) by the animation of...

Dell Intends to be Greenest Technology Company on the Planet

"Dell has launched a long-term, global effort to become the greenest technology company on Earth by setting an ambitious Zero Carbon goal whereby it...
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Climber Saved by Technology — and a Good Dog

Here's a story of a group of climbers who did everything right and, as a result, survived a 500-foot slide down the side of...

Brazil Unveils New Technology to Curb Logging

Reuters reports on Brazil's attempt to stop illegal logging. Their environment minister Friday "unveiled an electronic registry for the transport and storage of all...
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New Technology Turns Garbage Into Gold

(Reprint of a GNN story from 2003; in preparation for a followup article soon) IMAGINE. . . Imagine a machine that can turn almost...

Silicon Valley to Invest Heavily in Emerging Green Technology that Cleans Air, Water and Landfills

Venture Capitalists are poised to invest hundreds of millions in the emerging "green technologies" and believe they could become as lucrative as anything that...

Scientists Develop New Test That Can Diagnose Lyme Disease in Just 15 Minutes

Rather than waiting weeks for lab technicians to diagnose Lyme disease, this exciting new technique will detect the illness in minutes.

UK University Installs Free ‘Vending Machines’ to Dispense Tiny Short Stories Printed on Eco-Friendly Paper

Rather than passing time by scrolling through their phones, university students can now read minute-long short stories in their free time.

Ultrasound Imaging Finally Gets an Upgrade As Scientists Improve the Quality by 10x

Scientists have unveiled a new technique using a super-resolution ultrasound method that improves resolution by 5 to 10 times compared to standard ultrasound images. The...

These New Bionic Legs Allow Amputees to Feel and Use Prosthetic as If It Were Their Real Leg

Since three different amputees have been fitted with the bionic legs, the developers are confident that the prosthetics will soon be commercially available.