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Tzoa wearable turns you into a walking air-quality sensor

Unlike wearables that keep track of what's going on inside your body, this one sniffs the air and measures the sunshine to help you stay healthy.

By December 9, 2014

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'Conscious Clothing' measures the junk you're breathing

Add "pollution intake" to your quantified-self profile. A prize-winning system calculates particulate matter inhaled and transmits the data in real time via Bluetooth.

By June 5, 2013

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By February 4, 2013

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Philips GoPure cleans the air in your stinky car

The Philips GoPure Automotive Clean Air System can purify the air in a car's cabin in about 10 minutes.

By November 8, 2011

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Waste to energy: Green or greenwash?

A visit to a modern waste-to-energy plant shows they are far cleaner than older incinerators and an alternative to landfills, but shouldn't displace efforts to increase recycling.

By October 21, 2011

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From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power makes a deal with biomass manufacturer Enviva as the energy company converts a few coal power plants to burn wood pellets.

By October 19, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1357: Welcome to the Tensies (podcast)

On today's show, we're totally hoping the music industry will finally catch up to reality, or at least the year 2010. Or the "tensies," as we're now calling them. Forever. Spotify is under pressure to just launch, already, but this time it's from their investors. Also, is "Farmville" on the decline because Facebook users are just narcissistic quiz-takers? --Molly

By November 23, 2010

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EPA to push efficiency on big carbon emitters

Agency releases guidelines on "best available control technologies" that companies can use to cut emissions, but they won't have to adopt a specific technology.

By November 10, 2010

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Rentech's synthetic diesel fueling A3 TDI road trip

When Audi accepted last year's 2010 Green Car of the Year award, it may not have realized that a road trip was part of the prize package. Next week, two Audi A3s will traverse down the California coast as part of the magazine's Green Car of the Year Tour using Rentech's RenDiesel to power their 2.0-liter diesel engines.

By October 14, 2010

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PACE jury honors automotive innovators

Automotive News reports on PACE award winners for 2010.

By April 23, 2010