Archive: 10/26/2010

Women in Spain still work double shifts

The proportion of the workforce represented by women rose from 20.7% to 41.1% between 1978 and 2002. However, this trend has not resulted in a similar increase in the proportion of men who participate in household ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Current loss tracked down by magnetic fingerprint

Conventional solar cells made from crystalline silicon are difficult and energy-intensive to manufacture. Organic solar cells are cheaper, but have always produced less electricity. Why this is so has never been fully explained. ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in General Physics
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Harnessing tidal energy

A new company, Kepler Energy Limited, has been formed to develop a tidal turbine which has the potential to harness tidal energy more efficiently and cheaply, using a device which is simpler, more robust and ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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