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Big beats bolster solar cell efficiency

( —Playing pop and rock music improves the performance of solar cells, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London.

dateNov 06, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Exotic symmetry seen in ultracold electrons

( -- An exotic type of symmetry - suggested by string theory and theories of high-energy particle physics, and also conjectured for electrons in solids under certain conditions - has been observed experimentally ...

dateJan 18, 2010 in General Physics
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Cell factory runs with fits and starts

Researchers from FOM institute AMOLF have discovered that metabolism, the process that converts molecules in a cell, proceeds irregularly. As metabolism is the motor that drives all biological activity in cells this instability ...

dateSep 03, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Reliable communication, unreliable networks

Now that the Internet's basic protocols are more than 30 years old, network scientists are increasingly turning their attention to ad hoc networks—communications networks set up, on the fly, by wireless devices—where ...

dateAug 05, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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