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solar cells

Researchers Solve Major Challenge in Mass Production of Low-Cost Solar Cells

An international team of university researchers today reports solving a major fabrication challenge for perovskite cells — the intriguing potential challengers to silicon-based solar...
Ails Batteries

Chemists Develop MRI-Like Technique to Detect What Ails Batteries

A team of chemists has developed an MRI-based technique that can quickly diagnose what ails certain types of batteries—from determining how much charge remains...
smart dresser

“Smart” Dresser Prototype Guides People with Dementia in Getting Dressed

A new study published in JMIR Medical Informatics describes how a “smart home” prototype may help people with dementia dress themselves through automated assistance, enabling them...
protein polymer

New Self-Assembling Protein Hydrogels May Hold Many Applications for Biomedicine

Delivering medications safely and accurately is of great interest to researchers and, of course, to people who need them. So is restoring function to...
Photonic Biosensors

Breakthrough in Photonic Biosensors Could Lead to Fast, Super-Accurate Diagnostics and...

University Professor of Applied Physics Stephen Arnold and his team at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering have made a discovery that could lead...
solar cells

Materials “Sandwich” Breaks Barrier for Solar Cell Efficiency

Solar cells have great potential as a source of clean electrical energy, but so far they have not been cheap, light, and flexible enough...
syntactic foam

3-D Printing Breakthrough for Lightweight Syntactic Foams Could Help Submarines Dive...

A team of materials scientists at NYU Tandon School of Engineering has developed the first process to 3D print components of syntactic foam —...
Alzheimer’s, aging, hearing loss, implantable muscle stimulator

Probing Alzheimer’s at Both Ends of the Spectrum

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have received two grant awards, in partnership with investigators from other institutions, from the National...
insecticides

U of S Research Reveals Controversial Insecticides Are Toxic to Songbirds

“Studies on the risks of neonicotinoids have often focused on bees that have been experiencing population declines. However, it is not just bees that...