In Desert, Hope Blooms for Pond Scum as Fuel
October 30, 2009:In the latest in a series about innovation amid economic turmoil, PBS NewsHour reports
on efforts to convert algae into clean fuel.
One Man's Trash, Another Man's 'Earthship'
September 30, 2009:The NewsHour examines how one architect is turning unlikely items into environmentally
friendly homes he calls "earthships."
Better Storage Options Sought as Wind, Sun Power Catch on
September 22, 2009:A report on new innovations that may allow for better storage of electricity generated
by the wind and sun.
Even in Tough Times, Innovation Flourishes
September 10, 2009:Despite the recession, one Massachusetts-based company is creating new technology
that could redefine the auto industry.
Entrepreneurship? There's an App for That
September 3, 2009:While the recession has battered most industries, it has sparked innovation across
a range of many others. Case in point: the cell phone application market.
Cloud Computing' Could Transform Data Storage
July 9, 2009:Some businesses are beginning to embrace a technology called "cloud computing"—storing data and programs on the Internet rather than on an individual company's
computers. But critics worry about privacy issues.