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Wind-powered motorcycle for a Mad Max world

Forget the guzzoline. This motorcycle collects and stores wind and sun power for a time when fossil fuels will be scarce.

By June 25, 2015

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Charge all your devices at once, using infrared light (hands-on)

New tech will charge multiple devices in a room, via transmitters that will one day hide in your light fixtures.

By March 10, 2015

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Prefab tiny home generates more power than it uses

The Archiblox Carbon Positive House is a modular prefabricated home designed to give back to the environment -- by producing more energy than it uses.

By February 24, 2015

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Graphene structures created with 3D printing

Researchers have created a graphene composite paste that can be 3D printed into complex, patterned structures.

By February 12, 2015

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Building anything, anywhere starts with this 3D printer

This solar-powered 3D printer fits in a suitcase and can replicate itself or print parts to build an even larger 3D printer.

By October 14, 2014

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Solar road could change how we power the world

The Solar Roadway hopes to use the large, flat areas provided by roads to generate solar power, decreasing the reliance on fossil fuel energy.

By May 13, 2014

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Coming soon: A better, poison-free solar cell

Sure, solar power is clean and green, but to make it more efficient, researchers have had to use some nasty stuff. Until now.

By May 5, 2014

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Apple wins patent for solar-powered MacBook

The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.

By January 28, 2014

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Apple awarded three new patents

Overnight, the USPTO granted Apple patents on a smart stylus, magnetic iPhone camera lenses and a solar-powered laptop.

By January 28, 2014

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Supercomputing simulation employs 156,000 Amazon processor cores

To simulate 205,000 molecules as quickly as possible for a USC simulation, Cycle Computing fired up a mammoth amount of Amazon servers around the globe.

By November 12, 2013