A team redesigns the who, how, and what of Gulf Coast affordable housing.
Students in Vermont work on the game for a UN project. Possible users? Cape Town youths.
At ‘AltWheels’ expo, inventors bring the hybrid mind-set to gas-guzzling shipping trucks.
Painting homes a lighter shade does more than save money on A.C.
Are 16 satellites the answer to reaching 3 billion people?
Rugged Internet portal designed for Laos now attracts interest in 65 countries.
Bookmobile teaches people ways to digitally tap into the next phase of book lending.
National Popular Vote initiative would change how states cast Electoral College votes.
High cost of fossil fuel and advanced technology improve this energy source’s prospects.
Diverse teams brainstorm and build simple solutions to help developing nations.
From Day One, inmates are treated like adults, lowering the chance they will return.
Inventor Martin Fisher designs easy irrigation tools for African farmers.
The engineer behind many electric-car advances says oil’s days may be numbered.
New website seeks to inspire kindness by promoting past good deeds.
As Microsoft backs away from digitizing old texts, some worry that a single company could privatize world knowledge.
A filling station from the future lands in Los Angeles.
Ahmed Maher says he was arrested and tortured by Egyptian authorities for starting a group on the popular social-networking site that was intended to support a nationwide strike.