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Stanford Researchers Mimic Structure Of Insects Eyes To Make Perovskite Solar Cells More Durable

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

The single most important factor driving the installation of more solar panels worldwide is cost. As solar panels get cheaper, the decision to build solar power plants instead of  conventional coal, natural gas, or nuclear power plants gets easier.

Perovskites — a...

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Cyborg bacteria can harvest solar energy to produce fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

Scientists have created cyborg bacteria - microbes covered with tiny, highly efficient solar panels - that are better than plants at harvesting the Sun's energy to produce fuel from carbon dioxide and water.

Photosynthesis provides energy for the vast majority of life...

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New catalyst could reduce diesel vehicle pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2017

Scientists have developed a catalyst that can curb emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel-powered vehicles, an advance that may help reduce air pollution and smog.

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) is a priority air pollutant that is a key ingredient in smog.


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Nagpur boy builds eco-friendly electric car using scrap

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 21, 2017

What can one create using a broken plastic drum, a couple of buckets, and a few pieces of scrap iron rods and pipes, all of which were thrown out as garbage? In the case of 19-year-old Onkar Talmale, it is a car.

Studying at an air rifle shooting course in Pune,...

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Indian Scientists Turn Sugar Industry Waste Into Next-Gen Battery Material

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2017

Indian scientists have demonstrated that waste water from some of the dirtiest industrial processes can be turned into a carbon source for preparation of energy storage materials....

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Reusable Carbon Nanotube & Quartz Fiber Water Filter Removes 99% Of Heavy Metals

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 9, 2017

Researchers at Rice University have developed a simple water filtration material so effective that a single gram of it can treat up to 83,000 liters of contaminated water, after which it can be...

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Scientists develop substance to kill water pollutants using solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

Researchers at the Swansea University in the United Kingdom have developed a new non-toxic substance that can help eradicate harmful synthetic dye pollutants released into water bodies, using...

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New solar-powered smart windows can help save energy costs in houses

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

Scientists have developed solar- powered smart windows with tunable glazing that can control the heat and light inside a home, saving up to 40 per cent in an average building's energy costs....

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New catalyst paves way for carbon neutral fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 23, 2017

Australian scientists have developed an efficient catalyst that converts carbon dioxide into synthetic natural gas in a clean process using solar energy, paving the way for carbon neutral fuel....

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Latest PIC32 family increases performance while reducing power consumption

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2017

The latest PIC32 microcontroller family from Microchip Technology Inc. expands Microchip’s eXtreme Low Power (XLP) technology to 32-bit products. The PIC32MX1/2 XLP offers current PIC32MX...

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