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Did Frank Lloyd Wright create America's greatest office?

Many would argue that the Great Workroom at SC Johnson headquarters in Racine, Wis., is the most beautiful office space in the U.S. CNET Road Trip 2013 had to investigate and decide.

By Jul. 26, 2013

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Solar panels that actually look nice

Chinese PV maker unveils semitranslucent photovoltaics that look like mirrors, windows, and skylights.

By Jun. 3, 2010

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iPad software aims to make patient intake enjoyable (video)

Bye-bye boring clipboard! Tonic Health has developed software for iPads that makes collecting medical data in the waiting room more patient-friendly and engaging. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das gets a demo.

By Jun. 7, 2012

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Greenstart unveils latest clean-tech startups

Green-tech incubator shows interest in variety of startups from window treatments to biodiesel.

By Sep. 21, 2011

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The 404 1,136: Where we occupy the Low Line (podcast)

Manhattan is growing desperate for natural public spaces, and today we'll review a proposal for the Low Line, a "natural" park housed in an abandoned subway station in the Lower East Side. We'll also show off the latest status symbol in Hollywood used by famous tech pundits like Miley Cyrus and John Mayer, and test-drive Coca-Cola's new ad campaign that lets you personalize a bottle of your favorite soda.

By Sep. 24, 2012

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Tata Steel partnership yields solar girders

Dyesol solar panels incorporated into steel girders through research partnership.

By Jun. 22, 2011

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Recyclable school building makes the grade

Eco-certification awarded to prefab California classroom building that's 100 percent recyclable and made almost entirely of recycled materials.

By Feb. 9, 2011

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Soladigm lands cash for energy-saving 'smart glass'

Silicon Valley-based Soladigm raises $30 million to make auto-tinting "electrochromic glass" for green buildings.

By Dec. 13, 2010

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Saint Gobain invests in self-tinting 'smart glass'

Building materials company pays $80 million for stake in Sage Electrochromics and plans to build a large-scale factory to make energy-saving glass.

By Nov. 11, 2010

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Robotic algorithms help pose life's big questions

Interactive sound installation at San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum rigs up camera, speakers, and robotic know-how to get visitors asking questions from the silly to the sublime.

By Mar. 23, 2011