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Copper Nanowires Offer Efficient, Inexpensive Approach To Solar Energy Harvesting
2013-11-22 11:06:49

Copper adorns the Statue of Liberty, makes sturdy, affordable wiring, and helps our bodies absorb iron. Now, researchers at Duke University would like to use copper to transform sunlight and water into a chemical fuel.

Copper Film Could Lower Touch Screen, LED And Solar Cell Costs
2011-09-27 04:03:32

Nanowires of copper could eliminate busted cell phone screens and make solar cells more competitive with fossil fuels.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.