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Heat-resistant Materials That Could Vastly Improve Solar Cell Efficiency Developed By Scientists
2013-10-16 09:25:18

Scientists have created a heat-resistant thermal emitter that could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells.

2013-10-09 23:29:03

Eric Manalac, 16, a Palo Alto High School Senior and Co-Founder of Gen4Web LLC, will be competing this month against the top tech minds across the globe for an opportunity to pitch on the main

2013-09-26 23:27:11

Chuck Stern brings experience and knowledge of hi tech region as CEC’s Business Development Team Heads Back to the Bay Area in November Grand Cayman, Cayman

New Field Of Optogenetics Could Offer Solutions For Cardiac Arrhythmia
2013-09-19 14:05:49

With a few flicks of a light switch--on-off-on-off--Stanford University's Oscar Abilez is one step closer to changing the lives of millions.

2013-09-16 23:02:04

A 40 mg dose of Medtronic’s Infuse bone graft, which makes use of a genetically engineered protein called rhBMP-2 to help re-grow bone in the spine, is linked to an increased risk of new cancer,

Study Shows Pest-eating Birds Mean Money For Coffee Growers
2013-09-05 11:34:36

This is the first time scientists have assigned a monetary value to the pest-control benefits rainforest birds can provide to agriculture. Their study could provide the framework for pest management that helps both farmers and biodiversity.

Performance Of Plastic Solar Cells Improve With Disorder
2013-08-05 08:29:26

To boost performance, research groups have tried creating new plastic materials that enhance the flow of electricity through the solar cell.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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