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All the news from the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Five things we learned at the ARPA-E Summit

Scientific research and entrepreneurship in clean energy is alive and well at the ARPA-E Summit.

By February 29, 2012

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For ARPA-E research, questions over what next

The DOE's ARPA-E is funding energy research and development but the agency is seeking to engage large industrial companies to bridge the gap from lab to market.

By May 3, 2011

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At ARPA-E, energy meets innovation

Your guide to the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit this week, where startups and research institutions are showing off the latest inventions in cleaner energy.

By February 28, 2012

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In clean energy R&D, a spark--but then what?

The ARPA-E program is funding promising cutting-edge research, but there are financial and policy barriers for getting those technologies to a meaningful scale.

By March 4, 2011

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Steven Chu puts clean energy on faster learning curve

DOE chief says research will reshape energy's future, enabling grids that run on renewable energy and creating batteries and vehicles that are both more efficient and powerful.

By February 28, 2012

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From 'bots to EVs--5 predictions for '12 in cutting-edge tech

Innovators are blessed with powerful tools and building blocks to pursue scientific breakthroughs and tackle the world's toughest problems. Here's where the action will be in 2012.

By December 16, 2011

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Microbe helps convert solar power to liquid fuel

By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.

By March 30, 2012

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Tobacco farms--a vehicle for growing fuel?

Aiming for a breakthrough in biofuel production, Berkeley National Lab project seeks to tweak tobacco plants with hydrocarbon-producing properties of algae and cyanobacteria.

By February 27, 2012

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No credit for Uncle Sam in creating Net? Vint Cerf disagrees

A legendary figure in the invention of the Internet weighs into a new debate about the U.S. government's role during that heady era.

By July 25, 2012

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Wind-power blimp takes to the air (video)

Altaeros Energies shows how an airborne wind turbine, held in a tethered blimp, can generate power at high altitudes and automatically reattach to its launcher.

By April 20, 2012