Anna Jaffe

Jan. 30, 2009

Building Greener Cars

Carmakers are working to retool for greener cars -- but many of those vehicles won't be ready to hit the road for years. We'll ask some innovators about outside-the-box efficiency ideas that could be undertaken today.

cars, emissions, automobiles, hybrids

Dec. 07, 2007

Improving Automobile Efficiency

Energy legislation currently moving through Congress could result in an increase in fuel efficiency standards for the U.S. auto fleet. In this segment, Ira and guests talk about the legislation, and about research into improving the fuel efficiency of car

car, automobile, efficiency, energy policy

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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