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Resistance genes from wild relatives of crops offer opportunities for more sustainable agriculture worldwide

PHYSorgPHYSorg8:00am 72Growing crops with stacks of two or more resistance genes from closely related species, introduced into the crop via for…

Toyota to invest ~$50M to establish joint research centers at MIT and Stanford; intelligent vehicle and mobility technologies

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress3:31pm 69Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will be investing approximately $50 million over the next 5 years to establish joint…
BMW showcasing new connected car apps; Smart Home, G2 smart watch, GoPro

BMW showcasing new connected car apps; Smart Home, G2 smart watch, GoPro

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress4:50am 63BMW is showcasing new solutions for the “connected car” under the BMW ConnectedDrive banner at the IFA 2015 show in…
Toyota, Stanford, and MIT launch $50 million Artificial Intelligence initiative to develop cars that think and learn

Toyota, Stanford, and MIT launch $50 million Artificial Intelligence initiative to develop cars that think and learn

InhabitatInhabitat3:37pm 62At a press conference today in Silicon Valley Toyota announced plans to invest $50 million over five years to set up…
Bosch 48V mild hybrid system to be production-ready by 2017; Gen 2 prototype integrated in transmission for all-electric driving

Bosch 48V mild hybrid system to be production-ready by 2017; Gen 2 prototype integrated in transmission for all-electric driving

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress9:55am 56Bosch is developing a 48V entry-level hybrid system that will be production-ready by 2017. “The boost recuperation…

IV administration of endothelin B receptor drug reduces memory loss, oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease

ScienceDailyScienceDaily2:46pm 53An estimated 5.3 million people in the U.S. suffer from Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The five current FDA-approved AD…

Mazda and Sollers sign memorandum of understanding aimed at establishing engine plant at Vladivostok JV

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress10:03am 52Mazda Motor Corporation and OJSC Sollers have agreed with the Government of the Russian Federation to begin assessing…
Toshiba catalyst for efficient direct solar conversion of CO2 into ethylene glycol

Toshiba catalyst for efficient direct solar conversion of CO2 into ethylene glycol

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress7:02am 51Toshiba has developed a prototype of a highly efficient molecular catalyst that converts carbon dioxide into ethylene…

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EERC working with Fuel Cell Energy on $3.5M ARPA-E project for electrochemical cell to convert natural gas to methanol

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 10:57am 241The University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) is working with FuelCell Energy, Inc., an…
Jeb Bush once tried to house Katrina victims on cruise ships

Jeb Bush once tried to house Katrina victims on cruise ships

GristGristAug 28, 2015, 4:42 pm 216This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.…

Aspiration versus climate change: can we win back the centre left?

The EcologistThe EcologistAug 28, 2015, 6:34 am 272Commitment to action on climate change was once a banner of modernism adopted by by both Tony Blair and David Cameron,…
Preview for Obama-Modi Visit in September: The U.S. Clean Power Plan as a Driver for Global Clean Energy Action

Preview for Obama-Modi Visit in September: The U.S. Clean Power Plan as a Driver for Global Clean Energy Action

NRDCNRDCAug 26, 2015, 8:46 pm 223Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco With the announcement of the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. took a big step…

HIV testing among older adults is declining, despite CDC recommendation

ScienceDailyScienceDailyAug 26, 2015, 8:43 pm 361In 2006 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that most doctors should automatically screen all…

INDIA GREEN NEWS: Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential; Fund for Off-Grid Clean Energy Solutions; Lost Lives Due to Air Pollution

NRDCNRDCAug 14, 2015, 6:42 pm 344Ariel Cooper, Program Assistant, San Francisco India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental…
Reflecting on the

Reflecting on the "People's President" to Solve India's Energy Challenges: Renewable Energy Act is Step in Right Direction

NRDCNRDCJul 31, 2015, 6:08 pm 508Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco Guest Post by Nehmat Kaur, NRDC India Representative India's former…
Solarizing Greece Is a Way Out of Its Financial Crisis

Solarizing Greece Is a Way Out of Its Financial Crisis

EcoWatchEcoWatchJul 31, 2015, 10:31 am 340It is high time that Greece seized upon its greatest and still largely unexploited asset ......