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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Hydrophobic nanotech swim trunks defy water, stains

Soggy swimsuits may be history if these trunks get a Kickstart. Their nanotech secret sauce is supposed to never wash out.

By May 23, 2014

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Mars rover finds simple organics, but results not yet conclusive

Curiosity rover finds signs of simple organic compounds in a Martian soil sample -- but scientists say the finding won't be conclusive until tests confirm earthly contaminants aren't present.

By December 3, 2012

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Report praises Apple's environmental efforts

A new environmental report singles out seven companies for their efforts in reducing the use of harmful chemicals in their products.

By October 6, 2009

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Magnetic soap could lift oil spill woes

Researchers at the United Kingdom's University of Bristol have created a magnetic soap that could help revolutionize oil spill cleanups.

By January 24, 2012

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Tap water to go

The 3M Filtrete Water Station filters water straight from the tap directly into portable bottles. Each half-liter bottle is reusable and BPA-free.

By November 9, 2010

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Cuisinart SS-700

We can’t justify the purchase of this machine when we compare it with the $169 Bunn My Cafe MCU, which can make decent K-Cup coffee and a reliable cup from fresh grounds.

September 8, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 8, 2013
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Killing fungi and bacteria, the Aussie way

Australian company Ioteq says the iodine in its Isan system will kill bacteria better than chlorine or ozone will--and it won't cost more.

By December 7, 2007

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Zap your water clean

The Restore Clean Water System looks like an ordinary filtered water pitcher until you plug it in.

By May 10, 2010

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Material alert: Toxic flame retardants in baby products

Survey from University of California at Berkeley of common baby products finds 80 percent contain toxic or untested flame retardants and 36 percent contain one banned in the 1970s.

By May 23, 2011