The business bulwark behind California’s climate progress

May 22, 2017 by  
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The unlikely story of how businesses backed the state’s emissions reduction policies. Will they follow the same playbook for U.S. and global policies?

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Autonomous “Termite” Robots Work Together to Build with Bricks

February 14, 2014 by  
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Computer scientists at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a small army of self-controlled robots that follow the same principles as ants or termites to create impressive structures out of foam blocks. The TERMES robots can create towers, pyramids, and other structures out of miniature bricks without any sort of blueprint — even building themselves staircases to reach higher levels. Read the rest of Autonomous “Termite” Robots Work Together to Build with Bricks Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: autonomous robots , construction robots , Disaster Relief , harvard , School of Engineering and Applied Science , self-controlled robots , TERMES project , termite robots , termites        

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Many Green Groups ‘Encouraged’ By Senate Bill That Has Weak Goals

March 21, 2010 by  
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Sens. Kerry, Lieberman, and Graham, via Flickr On Friday, a group of 20 environmental groups issued a statement saying that they are “encouraged” by the progress being made by Sens

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Sexier Sterile Insects for Improved Organic Pest Control

March 21, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Roi Caspi, Hebrew University Decades after DDT and “Silent Spring,” scientists are still searching for better ways to improve agricultural yields and protect desirable plants and animals (including humans) from plagues of insects. The fact that DDT is still advocated by those who argue that protecting humans from diseases carried by insects outweighs the environmental risks demonstrates how serious the issue is

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