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How Plants 'Bought Us Time' With Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.16.2016 | Green

We depend on plants for necessities including food, water and medicine. Now, research shows we might have plants to thank for giving us some much-need...

LISTEN: Thomas Edison's Talking Dolls Will Haunt Your Dreams

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.12.2015 | Weird News

Long before the masters of horror were using dolls in movies to scare the bejesus out of us, Thomas Edison unwittingly created one of the first -- and...

India, Oil, And Electric Vehicles

Justin Guay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Justin Guay

As India reels from a perfect storm of increasing fossil fuel import bills, capital outflows, and a stagnating economic environment attention to its c...

Innovation Austerity: Penny-wise and Pound-foolish

Rep. George Miller | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Rep. George Miller

As our economy continues to recover from the 2008 economic crisis, we cannot afford these drastic budget cuts that jeopardize America's leading role in scientific research. Instead, America needs a bold new approach to ignite our innovative capacity.

Are California Classrooms Making Your Kids Sick?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.07.2013 | San Francisco

California classrooms may need a big, healthy breath of fresh air. According to a recent study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory a...

Berkeley Lab Puts Green Building Materials To The Test

Posted 12.26.2012 | Green

From EarthTechling's Randy Woods: The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a.k.a. Berkeley Lab, is embarking on two initiatives—one concerned w...

Could Squeezing Breast Cancer Cells Make Them Be Normal Again?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living

"Squeezing" malignant breast cancer cells could help to guide them back to a normal growth pattern, according to new research from UC Berkeley and Law...

Lucia Graves

Dramatic Carbon Emission Reduction Goals Targeted By Koch Brothers Achievable, Study Finds | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- California's ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals may be eminently achievable using available technologies, a new study finds, altho...

How To See The 'Supernova Of A Generation'

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.07.2011 | Green

Last month, scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California discovered what they think could be the youngest -- and closest -- s...

Grass: A Renewable Energy Source?

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy have concluded experiments on a type of grass that they say could eventually lead to new sources of ren...

Who Will Win The Race For Jobs In Renewable Energy?

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

When it comes to renewable energy innovation and equipment manufacturing, China is challenging the West, and the outcome will decide where millions of...

FEMA's Trailers: The Cheapest, The Most Toxic

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

Another shoe dropped in the FEMA trailer scandal this week, with the publication of a report pinpointing why so many New Orleanians inhaled such high levels of formaldehyde fumes for so long.