Business & Technology

Grow your own glow-in-the-dark rose

Researchers who fantasize about using trees as street lights have already made smaller plants that glow.

Should America export its fracked gas? Why greens say no.

The rest of the world is eyeing the cheap natural gas produced by fracking in the U.S. Obama will soon decide whether we should share.

In the Gulf, a long history of oil spills and cover-ups

When the Deepwater Horizon spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, we were horrorstruck. But wait, there’s more …

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

One nuke plant in Wisconsin will shutter, another in California might not be switched back on

Low-priced natural gas doomed the Wisconsin plant, while maintenance problems plague the San Onofre nuke facility along the Pacific coast.

Phone-charging, wifi-providing, levitating bike is one of the coolest concept bicycles we’ve seen

It charges. It hovers. It has batteries. It's a bike. It's a miracle.

Canadian tar-sands exec: ‘We do need Keystone’

Contrary to what the U.S. State Department says, the head of an oil-sands company insists that the industry needs the pipeline to help it expand.

This cellphone charger runs on water

Soon, you will be able to charge your cell with water. Oh, and this contraption that costs like 200 bucks.

concentrated solar plant

Not all renewables are created equal

Some solar and wind projects have much heavier environmental impacts than others, and it's time to start talking about it.

Fracking ourselves to death in Pennsylvania

A new generation of downwinders is getting sick as an emerging industry pushes the next wonder technology -- high-volume hydraulic fracturing.