Homeboy Industries, the passion project of an L.A. priest, has brought life reboots to hundreds of former criminals, including onetime gang members and the fallen CEO of mega-construction company KB Home.
Two years after the earthquake, many in the country are still struggling just to survive the day. But attention needs to move away from a focus on basic needs to helping Haitians build for the future.
There’s water everywhere on earth, but most is undrinkable or inaccessible. A new kind of wind turbine takes the water in the air and puts it into a form we can imbibe.
Can power companies handle every car owner plugging in at the same time? Probably not, but new software will let the company figure out which cars need charging most so that everyone is powered up by morning.
Using some unique properties of what’s essentially the children’s toy, students in Cleveland found a way to vastly increase the speed at which the city can make its streets more driveable.
What’s the best way to promote sustainable salmon? Patagonia’s founder thinks it’s to create a market for it. If people want delicious salmon jerky made from the best salmon, we’ll be forced to preserve them.
Fiddle with a goat’s genes a little and all of a sudden its milk has some impressive properties. One lab in Texas has a herd of a goats that can cure malaria a lot cheaper than the drugs big pharma pumps out.