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11.27.11
Chevy Volt under 'formal safety investigation' by NHTSA due to post-crash fire concerns
11.27.11

Chevy Volt under 'formal safety investigation' by NHTSA due to post-crash fire concerns

The Chevy Volt's lithium-ion battery may be great for a lot of things -- like low gasoline-depe...

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11.07.11
New nanotube battery technology leads to blisteringly fast recharges, improved safety features
11.07.11

New nanotube battery technology leads to blisteringly fast recharges, improved safety features

Some day, your restroom break may be enough time to charge your [insert nifty gadget here] halfway....

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08.04.11
Philips wins DOE's $10 million L Prize for 60W incandescent killer
08.04.11

Philips wins DOE's $10 million L Prize for 60W incandescent killer

Put your pig-tail light bulb aversions aside, because Philips has just won the DOE's $10 million L P...

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07.24.11
142 electric vehicle charging stations head to Massachusetts, Nantucket and MV not included
07.24.11

142 electric vehicle charging stations head to Massachusetts, Nantucket and MV not included

Things are lookin' up in New England -- particularly for those who crisscross Yawkey Way with an ele...

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07.18.11
Bomb-sniffing crystals may save us from nuclear Armageddon, tea leaves agree
07.18.11

Bomb-sniffing crystals may save us from nuclear Armageddon, tea leaves agree

Worried that a nuclear attack might wipe out all of American civilization? You needn't be, beca...

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05.11.11
Shell opens America's first pipelined hydrogen-fueling station in Southern California
05.11.11

Shell opens America's first pipelined hydrogen-fueling station in Southern California

Residents of SoCal's Torrance should consider themselves lucky, as they're now living in America'...

By R. Lai,   05.11.11
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04.20.11
Google helps electric car owners find battery charges, peace of mind
04.20.11

Google helps electric car owners find battery charges, peace of mind

The biggest challenge of owning an electric vehicle aside from having to awkwardly pal around with...

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04.16.11
TALON robot gets declawed, helps Japan sniff out radiation (video)
04.16.11

TALON robot gets declawed, helps Japan sniff out radiation (video)

Robotics experts at the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory just taught an old war m...

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04.04.11
AT&T and Verizon join National Clear Fleet Program, thumb their noses at petrol
04.04.11

AT&T and Verizon join National Clear Fleet Program, thumb their noses at petrol

Thought the Prez was just kidding about those alternative fuel initiatives? Think again. Just hours...

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