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