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2012-07-11 13:36:54

Researchers who are studying a new magnetic effect that converts heat to electricity have discovered how to amplify it a thousand times over - a first step in making the technology more practical.

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2008-07-24 14:40:00

Researchers have invented a new material that will make cars even more efficient, by converting heat wasted through engine exhaust into electricity.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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