Researchers uncover new light harvesting potentials

Researchers for the first time have found a quantum-confined bandgap narrowing mechanism where UV absorption of the graphene quantum dots and TiO2 nanoparticles can easily be extended into the visible light range.

Catching more of the sun

Combining quantum dots and organic molecules can enable solar cells to capture more of the sun's light.

No logging at protected Tasmanian forest: Australia

Australian authorities Sunday said there would be no logging in the World Heritage-listed Tasmanian Wilderness, following recommendations in a report submitted to the United Nations's cultural body UNESCO.

Footsteps could power mobile devices

When you're on the go and your smartphone battery is low, in the not-so-distant future, you could charge it simply by plugging it into … your shoe.

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