technology

Solar blocks could replace solar panels on buildings

The blocks could be part of the architecture of a building, generating more power than just rooftop panels.

How the Cloud Is Going Green

You already know the many lauded benefits of the cloud — it saves paper, equipment and raw materials, while also providing employees and workplace teams an easier means to access important documents and files. But you may have also heard about how……

Glow is a cute and "smart energy tracker for your home"

Forget the graphs and bar charts; Glow makes it simple and intuitive.

Are solar panels vulnerable to hackers?

A new study says yes, but luckily the fix is simple.

Spit-powered battery requires just a drop of saliva

The tiny microbial fuel cell could be used to power LEDs or run diagnostic tests in medical tents.

Google looks to salt and antifreeze for renewable energy storage

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is experimenting with a new energy storage technology.

Robotic eel tracks down pollution in lakes

The modular robot could swim through bodies of water to detect and find the source of pollutants.

3D printed water quality sensor is a cheap way to protect against illness

The sensors could be placed in people’s homes to detect pathogens or pollutants.

3D printed water quality sensor is a cheap way to protect against illness

The sensors could be placed in people’s homes to detect pathogens or pollutants.

5 Smart Home Tech Trends That Can Save You Money

At first, you may not think technology is very eco-friendly, but emerging trends in smart home tech are looking to turn that around. Not only is home automation an effective way to reduce your home’s energy and resource usage, it can also cut down……