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Sunday, Aug 11, 2013 at 07:57 AM CDT

Dallas College Turns Football Field Into Urban Farm

Dallas College Turns Football Field Into Urban Farm

What was once Paul Quinn College’s football field is now a farm providing fresh fruits and vegetables in Dallas. "My goal is to spread the word of organic growth," Andrea Bithell, the manager of the two-acre "We...

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 12:02 PM CDT

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona State...

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 03:48 PM CDT

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy suppliers.

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 06:32 AM CDT

State to Sell Pristine Prairie Near Fort Worth

State to Sell Pristine Prairie Near Fort Worth

The General Land Office is scheduled the sale of what community activists say one of the few patches of remaining North Texas prairie untouched by a plow.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 03:11 PM CDT

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. The most recent example occurred in mid-June when some towns in Alaska hit record highs.

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 08:44 AM CDT

Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than 40-percent to more than 70-percent. NBC's Chris Clackum reports on the resources available for...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 at 04:11 PM CDT

Burleson to Accept Blue Bags in Recycling Effort

Burleson to Accept Blue Bags in Recycling Effort

On Monday, the Burleson City Council approved an amendment to allow residents to use translucent blue plastic bags to dispose of their recycling.

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 at 06:36 AM CDT

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel that can be manipulated by light, which could be used for drug delivery and tissue...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 07:20 AM CDT

Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

A California high school student, Eesha Khare, has created a new type of "supercapacitor." The San Jose teen's invention could help pave the way for cell phones that can be charged in 30 seconds.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 02:02 PM CDT

Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Texas Parks and Wildlife is launching a campaign to promote water conservation this summer.

 
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