Aurea Golden Grass Furniture and Decor Will Add a Sustainable Shimmer to Any Space

August 24, 2012 by  
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Heat-Proof Camouflage Make-Up Could Protect Soldiers and Firefighters From Explosions and Flames

August 24, 2012 by  
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A team from the University of Southern Mississippi has developed a form of camouflage face makeup that not only prevents soldiers from being seen by the enemy, but also shields their faces from the searing heat of bomb blasts . The innovation represents one of the biggest fundamental changes in military camouflage for thousands of years. However the new make-up won’t just be for military purposes – the scientists who developed it think that the heat-resistant face paint could also help firefighters . Read the rest of Heat-Proof Camouflage Make-Up Could Protect Soldiers and Firefighters From Explosions and Flames Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: American Chemical Society , bomb blasts , department of defense , firefighters , heat-proof , heat-proof makeup , makeup , military camouflage , UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI , us military , war paint

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Purdue Uni Developing Early Warning System For Solar Storms By Measuring Radiation Decay

August 24, 2012 by  
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A team of scientists from Purdue University say they may have discovered a new method to predict solar flares more than a day before they occur . This would not only provide advance warning to help protect satellites and power grids, but also save the lives of astronauts from potentially dangerous radiation. The team made the breakthrough by measuring differences in gamma radiation emitted when atoms in radioactive elements “decay,” or lose energy. Read the rest of Purdue Uni Developing Early Warning System For Solar Storms By Measuring Radiation Decay Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: early warning system , power grid protection , Purdue University , radioactive elements , satellites , solar flares , solar radiation , solar storms

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Sustainability Hits the Fast Lane at the Frankfurt Auto Show

September 14, 2011 by  
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In the wake of strict new fuel-efficiency legislation in the United States and Europe, the latest international auto show continues the trend of big green solutions. Here’s how physics meets sustainability making cars greener.

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Rising Demand for Good Green Data Drives Trucost’s Expansion

September 14, 2011 by  
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Research firm Trucost has seen increased demand for its massive database of environmental impacts from thousands of the world’s largest companies.

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Pink Hats Build a Gold Tower: Inside Avon’s New LEED Gold HQ

September 14, 2011 by  
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In addition to hiring as many women construction workers as possible to build its new green headquarters, Avon has committed to getting green certification for all of its new facilities. Here’s what makes the Pink Ladies’ new home green.

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First Takes: Benyus, Hansen Among Heinz Award Winners, Biofuels Not So Green? & More…

September 14, 2011 by  
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Why Iceland only has 11 electric vehicles, Ford brings gamification to vehicle software, and an accounting error means biofuels may be a lot less green than thought, along with other stories in our morning roundup.

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MIT’s Amazing Festival of Art Features Floating Orbs, Mood Readers and Solar Powered Rocking Chairs

May 6, 2011 by  
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Honda Executives Hint That They’ll be Bringing the Acura NSX Back as a Hybrid

May 6, 2011 by  
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Executives at Honda recently hinted to Automotive News that they’ll be reincarnating the Acura NSX as a lean, mean,  green machine . The NSX went out of production in 2005 and rumors have been going around that it might be returning.

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Urban Biking’s Next Generation: 5 Snazzy Innovations

April 5, 2010 by  
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Rendering of White Bike’s bonus function as mobile pollution sensor. Credit Ytech. Bike sharing is bursting out all over, and Paris’ Vélib system was the urban bike sharing breakthrough that really started this fast-spreading trend.

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