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Are mushrooms the new plastic?

Product designer Eben Bayer reveals his recipe for a new, fungus-based packaging material that protects fragile stuff like furniture, plasma screens …

Green Is Good

The Nature Conservancy wants to persuade big business to save the environment.<p>Mark Tercek, the head of the Nature Conservancy, recently took a tour of the largest chemical-manufacturing facility in North America: the Dow plant in Freeport, Texas. The Nature Conservancy, which is responsible for …

Bread and Butter Project helps refugees break into baking

Somprasong and Ma, the first two refugee trainees to enrol in the Bread and Butter Project, are graduating this month after a year-long program of …

BMW Takes Its Car-Sharing Service To The Streets Of San Francisco

That means that you don't have to drop the car off in a dedicated lot, as you would with, say, Zipcar. Instead, the car will tell you when you're in an approved drop-off zone, which is between Potrero Avenue and Folsom Street and between 16th and 26th streets.<p>"We're starting in certain streets in …