Two people in car in a large garage (Dept. of Energy)

This sports car was made by a 3-D printer [video]

Rick Perry, the U.S. Secretary of Energy, test-drove a retro car with a new twist. The Shelby Cobra was 3-D printed at a national laboratory in Tennessee.
Medical worker in full protective suit (© Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. helps hospitals in Guinea regain people’s trust after Ebola

The Ebola outbreak shattered Guineans' trust in hospitals and emptied the maternity ward in one town. Now it's full again, thanks in part to USAID help.
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This ship helps Lithuania get cheaper gas

A shipment of liquefied natural gas is to arrive in Lithuania August 21, part of that country’s efforts to diversify its energy supply and save money.
Illustration of investor with angel wings shaking hands with innovator (State Dept./Doug Thomspon/Shutterstock)

Angel investors help bring tech ideas to life

Even the best ideas for innovative tech startups need money to get off the drawing board. Often angel investors are the answer.
Illustration of several international investors watering plant in American flower pot (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

International investors find plenty of opportunities in the U.S.

No country attracts more foreign direct investment than the U.S. That's good for U.S. workers, but also for overseas investors' profits.
Drawing of tanker ship approaching coast (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Why should you care about liquefied natural gas?

Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, can be put onto ships and delivered anywhere in the world. That's a big deal for countries' energy security.
Tanker docking on a river (© Getty Images / Lindsey Janies / Bloomberg)

Delivering a new energy future for Europe

Poland received the first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the U.S. to Central Europe. The delivery boosts energy affordability and stability.
Illustration of a light bulb surrounded by charts and graphs (State Dept./Julia Maruszewski)

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