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Recipe For High-efficiency Solar Cells
2013-11-06 09:44:43

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) For many years scientists and engineers have been trying to provide low-cost solar energy by developing a cheap solar cell that is both highly efficient and at the same time simple to build, enabling it to be mass produced. Now, the team led by Empa researcher Ayodhya N. Tiwari has made a major leap forward: the researchers are presenting a new manufacturing technique for CIGS solar cells, in which tiny quantities of...

2013-10-22 23:27:21

Miraca Life Sciences’ Acquisition of PLUS Diagnostics Will Create the Largest Independent Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Company in the United States Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences (“MLS”), the leading provider of expert anatomic pathology services, today announced that it has acquired PLUS Diagnostics (“PLUS”) from Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. PLUS is a major cytology,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'