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Magic-forest LED walls calm kids on way to surgery

Thanks to a U.K. design studio, the walls leading into the surgical center of a London children's medical center now leap with interactive animated animals.

By Dec. 18, 2012


Google brings Brazil's Amazon forest to Street View

Imagine hiking through the Amazon looking for monkeys and tropical birds from thousands of miles away. Now users can do this using Google Maps' Street View feature.

By Mar. 21, 2012


Samsung: Galaxy S3 inspired by 'sparkling' pebbles, forest stroll

The creative folks behind the Galaxy S3 reveal the natural elements they drew on to fashion the features of Samsung's new smartphone.

By Aug. 24, 2012


The cloud in the forest

Computing models tend to change gradually over time in the same way that forests do. So it is with cloud computing.

By May. 28, 2009


A forest epidemic turns into energy opportunity

Biofuel start-up Cobalt Technologies says it's found a way to make biobutanol with wood from forests ravaged by pine beetles.

By Apr. 7, 2010


Track Russian forest fire data online

European Space Agency offers new and back satellite data on world hot spots, while NASA offers carbon monoxide readings and temperature info.

By Aug. 11, 2010


Sony Ericsson Cedar: A new sapling in the GreenHeart forest

The Sony Ericsson Cedar is a new branch on the GreenHeart tree, combining business features with hippy thinking

By Jun. 16, 2010


Nissan Forest AC: The electronic nose is born

It's safe to reach for the beans -- Nissan has just dreamed up an advanced air conditioning system that can sniff out and eliminate bad odours

By Aug. 6, 2009


Electric cars in a pine forest, in downtown Detroit

CNET Car Tech editors take a drive at the Eco Experience at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, where show attendees can ride in a number of electric cars.

By Jan. 12, 2009


NASA satellite senses forest fires

New software developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., helps link satellites together to form a virtual web of sensors that monitor the globe for hazards such as fires. Video courtesy of NASA.

Nov. 1, 2007