Archive: 01/10/2007

Laser joining of solar cells

A single solar cell produces a relatively low output – it’s a case of strength in numbers. Tiny strips of metal are used to link cells together. If the laser soldering temperature is too high, the solder joint may fracture. ...

dateOct 01, 2007 in Engineering
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Asking the Boss for a Raise

Waiting until your boss is in a good mood to ask for a raise may be a popular strategy, but what if the boss knows you know she is a good mood?

dateOct 01, 2007 in Other
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Scientists claim citrus originated in Australasia

Scientists at the Centre for Plant and Food Science at the University of Western Sydney have questioned the long-established perception that citrus originated in Southeast Asia. They believe it may have originated closer ...

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Genetic differences in clover make one type toxic

That clover necklace you make for your child could well be a ring of poison. That’s because some clovers have evolved genes that help the plant produce cyanide – to protect itself against little herbivores, such as snails, ...

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