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A growing industry of so-called bioplastics — plastics made out of plants like corn or sugarcane, or plastics that simply biodegrade — is rising up to meet the need of a small, but dedicated group of consumers who want green products.
The three-decade-old technology for industrial systems is not only affordable, but generates revenue for companies that use it — assuming they know about it.
With ever-increasing amounts of data being generated, energy-thirsty data centers are quickly becoming many firms’ most important green initiative.
"Gold has been a useful store of value for 6,500 years,” says one observer of the gold bug crowd. “Uncertainty causes people to see stable value, and gold provides that confidence.”
Some believe Dec. 21, 2012 — 12/21/2012 — will see a cataclysmic set of events that mark either the end or rebirth of the world.
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Residents need to be prepared for the strongest waves four to five hours after the first one hits, but there will be no "wave of water", one expert told CNBC.
More and more people are questioning the practicality of a traditional bachelor of arts degree as the United States struggles to create jobs in a global economy while U.S. colleges fail to contain tuition costs.
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In his new book, "SHINE: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People," author and psychiatrist Dr. Ned Hallowell explains how the latest research in brain science, yes BRAIN SCIENCE, can help motivate and engage employees to become top performers.
Sunspots are moving in direct correlation with activity in the markets and they are predicting a crisis in about three years, technical analyst Charles Nenner told CNBC Monday.
A new photonic chip that works on light rather than electricity has been built by an international research team, paving the way for the production of ultra-fast quantum computers with capabilities far beyond today’s devices.
President Obama faces a messy political fight over the federal court ruling striking down his new, looser policy letting federal grant money pay for stem cell research involving “destroyed” embryos.
Two reports published Friday offer novel approaches to the age-old dream of regenerating the body from its own cells.
A spacecraft designed to rocket wealthy tourists into space as early as 2011 was unveiled Monday in what backers of the venture hope will signal a new era in aviation history.
Britain's military has closed a hotline that took reports of unidentified flying objects, or UFOs.
Author and brain scientist Jeffrey Stibel writes in 'WIRED FOR THOUGHT How The Brain is Shaping the Future' that business leaders must think of the Internet as a 'thinking machine' - the first real replication of the human brain OUTSIDE the human body.