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An army of robots and an ice wall are being deployed to clean up the world's worst nuclear disaster.


An army of robots and an ice wall are being deployed to clean up the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Fukushima: Five Years Later

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Silicon Prairie

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Droves of high-tech startups are putting down roots in the Great Plains.




Walking the Walk: Innovation Summit

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In Greater San Marcos, TX, higher education resources and entrepreneurs join forces to bring innovations to market at the third annual Innovation Summit.


Grid Stars: States Race To Embrace Smart-grid Technology

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Nine states and Washington D.C. lead the pack in electricity grid modernization. Navagant Research forecasts that the global Smart Grid as a Service (SGaaS) market, estimated at $1.7 billion in 2014, will grow to $11 billion in 2023.


Icy Hot: The Race To Develop The Arctic Is Heating Up

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Development of oil and gas fields, the use of the Northern Sea Route as the shortest cargo transit route between Europe and Asia and the development of industrial, transport and tourist infrastructure.



Seed Money: NJ Supports Tech Start-ups With VC Funding

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The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has found a novel way of expanding this toolset: NJEDA has made a series of “limited partnership” investments in an NJ-based private venture-capital fund that targets growth-stage tech businesses. The NJEDA is investing more than $40 million in venture capital funds, leveraging investment in NJ businesses to more than $2.5 billion.