News tagged with walls

Seeing through walls of unknown materials

Researchers at Duke University have devised a way to see through walls using a narrow band of microwave frequencies without any advance knowledge of what the walls are made out of. Besides having obvious applications in the ...

dateDec 06, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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Wheat gets boost from purified nanotubes

The introduction of purified carbon nanotubes appears to have a beneficial effect on the early growth of wheatgrass, according to Rice University scientists. But in the presence of contaminants, those same nanotubes could ...

dateDec 06, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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NREL develops switchable solar window

Thermochromic windows capable of converting sunlight into electricity at a high efficiency have been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

dateNov 28, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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