Archive: 14/05/2008

Accounting practices ultimately affect global economy

How much a particular hill of beans is worth may depend on who’s counting the beans. When it comes to accounting standards in the business world, every bean counts, but the quality of financial reporting differs from country ...

dateMay 14, 2008 in Other
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New efficiency record for solar cells

Physicist Bram Hoex and colleagues at Eindhoven University of Technology, together with the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany, have improved the efficiency of an important type of solar cell from 21.9 to 23.2 percent (a relative ...

dateMay 14, 2008 in General Physics
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Improved Ion Mobility Is Key to New Hydrogen Storage Compound

A materials scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has deciphered the structure of a new class of materials that can store relatively large quantities of hydrogen within its crystal structure for ...

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