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Windows of Opportunity: Solar Cell with Improved Transparency
December 1, 2017 09:51 AM - Institute of Industrial Science - The University of Tokyo

Tokyo - Roof-mounted solar panels are an increasingly common sight in many places. As a source of cheap, clean electricity, their advantages are obvious. However, most solar panels are opaque, and therefore cannot be placed over windows. Now, researchers at The University of Tokyo's Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) have made developments in the design of transparent solar materials.

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IU discovery could reduce nuclear waste with improved method to chemically engineer molecules
September 15, 2017 11:39 AM - Indiana University

A discovery by Indiana University researchers could advance the long-term storage of nuclear waste, an increasingly burdensome and costly task for the public and private agencies that protect people from these harmful chemicals.

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Sparkling springs aid quest for underground heat

The University of Edinburgh

Analysis of natural sparkling mineral water has given scientists valuable clues on how to locate hot water springs.

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