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greenhouses

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Smartphone charging spews out megatons of greenhouse gases

Juniper Research finds worldwide carbon dioxide emissions from cell phone charging will more than double by 2019.

By July 23, 2014

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This is what your home on Mars could look like

NASA JPL and Makerbot have announced the winners of their Thingiverse Mars Base challenge to design and 3D print a human habitat for the Red Planet.

By August 18, 2014

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Inside Fujitsu's cloud-powered farm of the future

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

By October 15, 2013

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Help me torture test the rugged Bear Grylls Android phone

Crave's Eric Mack is looking to put the military grade Kyocera Torque to the test, and you can help crowdsource the methods for torturing this rugged smartphone.

By June 21, 2013

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Chevrolet invests in greenhouse energy conversion

Chevrolet shows support for Metrolina Greenhouses in its effort to use renewable biomass to heat its 6.1-million-square-foot facility in Huntersville, N.C.

By November 28, 2011

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Can we please stop crowdsourcing the English language?

Does anyone know what all this oojamaflip that's been zhooshing up the Collins Dictionary actually means? Crave's Eric Mack has a few suggestions for the future of his mother tongue.

By September 21, 2012

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GE refrigerators go on greenhouse gas diet

GE says it will switch the gases used when pouring in foam insulation for refrigerator products, slashing the amount of greenhouse gases from production.

By April 27, 2011

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GlassPoint greenhouse uses sun to pump more oil

Steam generated in a glass house by mirrors will be used for enhanced oil recovery in California, where steam is pumped underground to draw more from existing wells.

By February 25, 2011

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Solar collector doubles as greenhouse shade

Solyndra's unique solar collector is being tested in by agricultural institutions to diffuse greenhouse light and produce power.

By February 22, 2011

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Sensor network to collect and crunch greenhouse gas data

Earth Networks collaborates with Scripps Institute of Oceanography on $25 million project to "take the pulse of the planet" by gathering local data on carbon dioxide and methane emissions.

By January 12, 2011