Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel that can be manipulated by light, which could be used for drug delivery and tissue engineering...
A California high school student, Eesha Khare, has created a new type of "supercapacitor." The San Jose teen's invention could help pave the way for cell phones that can be charged in 30 seconds.
Sales of used cars are down, but that's not the case for "certified pre-owned" vehicles. NBC's Chris Clackum reports,
Biofuel researchers at UC Berkeley may keep the world-wide tobacco industry from going up in smoke. Scientists are engineering tobacco plants to produce oils that can serve as biofuels to power airplanes, cars...
Spinning wind turbines are killing thousands of federally protected birds, including eagles, each year. It's the not-so-green secret of the nation's wind-energy boom.
Hundreds of discarded flip flops wash up on Kenya's beaches each day. A small recycling company in Nairobi turns the colorful footwear into toys, photo frames and other sculptures for sale.
A group of mothers has decided to toss the diapers and potty train their small babies. "Elimination communication" is gaining popularity, but pediatricians say not so fast.
Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.
AWeber Communications headquarters in Chalfont, Bucks County, Pa. isn't your average workplace as it features video games, a pool table and even slides. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports ahead of the ribbon cutting.
New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports.
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