News tagged with thermal stress

Global warming slows coral growth in Red Sea

In a pioneering use of computed tomography (CT) scans, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have discovered that carbon dioxide (CO2)-induced global warming is in the process of killing off a major coral ...

dateJul 15, 2010 in Environment
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A balanced diet is good for corals too, study finds

A new study found that a nutrient-rich, balanced diet is beneficial to corals during stressful thermal events. The research led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Environment
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Embedding photovoltaic modules more quickly

The market for solar modules is highly competitive. For this reason, companies must save on costs, such as by using a new process. It embeds the cells twice as fast into their protective plastic sheathing – and therefore ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Device tosses out unusable PV wafers

Silicon wafers destined to become photovoltaic (PV) cells can take a bruising through assembly lines, as they are oxidized, annealed, purified, diffused, etched, and layered to reach their destinies as efficient converters ...

dateJan 14, 2013 in Semiconductors
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