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2012-03-27 08:33:09

Butterfly wings may rank among the most delicate structures in nature, but they have given researchers powerful inspiration for new technology that doubles production of hydrogen gas – a green fuel of the future – from water and sunlight. The researchers presented their findings here today at the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 243rd National Meeting & Exposition. Tongxiang Fan, Ph.D., who reported on the use of two swallowtail butterflies – Troides aeacus...

2012-01-11 12:02:46

With the support of the ULMA Group´s innovation area, ULMA Agrícola, following the agreement signed with Tecnalia through its Energy Unit, has installed photovoltaic modules on one of its two glass greenhouse units measuring approximately 400 m2. The new photovoltaic module developed by the ULMA Agrícola consortium, the innovation area of the ULMA Group, and Tecnalia allows electricity to be generated without the crops being affected by over-shading. Depending...

Image 1 - New Paint Captures Sun Light, Turns It To Energy
2011-12-22 13:07:39

[ Watch the Video ] Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have created a paint that is capable of generating electricity from sunlight. The team said that it is well on its way to developing an inexpensive paint product they have named "Sun-Believable". "By incorporating power-producing nanoparticles, called quantum dots, into a spreadable compound, we've made a one-coat solar paint that can be applied to any conductive surface without special equipment," Prashant Kamat,...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.