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Interest in tandem solar cells heats up

For decades, silicon solar cells have been used to convert energy from sunlight into electricity. However, recent improvements in perovskite alternatives are moving tandem devices—made of both silicon and perovskite—closer ...

dateJun 13, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
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Mixing science and politics

The inaugural March for Science, held last year in Washington, D.C., and other cities across the world, celebrated science and its role in our everyday lives. In addition, many participants expressed frustration with U.S. ...

dateMay 30, 2018 in Other
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Putting excess carbon dioxide to good use

The chunk of metal sitting on a table in Joel Rosenthal's office at the University of Delaware looks like it should belong in a wizard's pocket. Shiny silver with shocks of pink and splashes of gold, it's called bismuth, ...

dateMay 30, 2018 in Materials Science
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Hydrodynamics in cell studies

In collaboration with ETH Zurich, our team at IBM Research – Zurich published an article reviewing the interaction of liquid flows with biological cells. Our work was featured on the cover of the May 23 issue of Chemical ...

dateMay 24, 2018 in Biochemistry
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Cultivating cannabis

Not long ago, cannabis growers learned their trade mainly by trial and error, passing along tips to others behind a veil of secrecy. But with expanding legalization of cannabis in the U.S., this situation is changing. According ...

dateMay 23, 2018 in Other
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