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ecology

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Ecologic Aircraft concept is part airship, part plane

This whimsical idea for an all-electric craft looks neat, but would it fly?

By February 6, 2013

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Interactive game illustrates your family's ecological footprint

Public radio production company American Public Media has launched an interactive game that allows users to calculate and illustrate their family's ecological impact.

By September 18, 2007

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'New car smell' becoming less toxic, report says

Automakers are making progress in reducing potentially harmful materials, but car interiors remain polluted, according to the watchdog Ecology Center.

By July 28, 2008

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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The most toxic cars on the road

All manufacturers tell you how much horsepower, cargo capacity, and safety features are included in their vehicles, but what about the levels of chemicals in the materials?

By February 16, 2012

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Two heads aren't better than one, study says

Do you believe in the wisdom of crowds? Well, a Princeton study suggests less wisdom there than you might imagine.

By April 24, 2014

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Flipboard buys Zite from CNN to quash a rival

Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.

By March 5, 2014

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Oarfish necropsy: Washed-up sea serpents reveal secrets

Researchers dissect an 18-foot-long oarfish and discover some more unusual creatures on the inside.

By October 29, 2013

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Edyn Garden Sensor

Edyn is launching a Garden Sensor and Watering Valve that use the cloud to make caring for your plants easy.

June 13, 2014

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Wikileaks publishes draft of secretive TPP trade pact

Comparing the Trans-Pacific Partnership to SOPA, critics say the 12-nation treaty currently being secretly negotiated could limit Internet freedoms.

By November 13, 2013