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Solar cells utilize thermal radiation

Thermal radiation from the sun is largely lost on most silicon solar cells. Up-converters transform the infrared radiation into usable light, however. Researchers have now for the first time successfully ...

dateNov 04, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Could our minds be tricked into satisfying our stomachs?

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that the key to losing ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Health
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Company You Keep Influences How Much You Eat

(PhysOrg.com) -- Thin friends who eat a lot could put your waistline in danger. That’s the warning from researchers studying how other people’s weight and food choices influence how much we eat.

dateAug 24, 2009 in Health
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Low Literacy Can Lead to Food 'Portion Distortion'

(PhysOrg.com) -- How big is a serving of spaghetti or a cup of cranberry juice? Correctly estimating the size of a food serving is important for maintaining a healthy weight, but a new study suggests people with lower literacy ...

dateFeb 26, 2009 in Health
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