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07.08.12
Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees
07.08.12

Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   07.08.12
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05.27.12
Solid state solar panels are more affordable, say researchers, don't leak
05.27.12

Solid state solar panels are more affordable, say researchers, don't leak

Researchers at Northwestern University have found one way to stop a leak: get rid of the liquid. A...

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03.28.12
MIT's 3D solar cells take cubism to new energy efficient heights
03.28.12

MIT's 3D solar cells take cubism to new energy efficient heights

The promise of free energy is an enticing one -- that's free as in renewable source, not cost. (Thi...

By J. Volpe,   03.28.12
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02.08.12
Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life
02.08.12

Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life

Two US startups are breaking solar efficiency records in their quest to bring clean, cost-effective...

By A. Munchbach,   02.08.12
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01.20.12
Arman Ahnood teases OLED display with solar cells, idealizes the self-sustaining smartphone
01.20.12

Arman Ahnood teases OLED display with solar cells, idealizes the self-sustaining smartphone

Plenty of effort is going into improving smartphone battery life, but only a few individuals are de...

By Z. Lutz,   01.20.12
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12.20.11
Google's letting it shine as it nears $1 billion investment in solar energy
12.20.11

Google's letting it shine as it nears $1 billion investment in solar energy

Google's feeling charitable this holiday and has pumped $94 million into a Californian solar-en...

By D. Cooper,   12.20.11
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10.28.11
AUO's flexible e-paper to take on Stretch Armstrong in battle of the bendiest
10.28.11

AUO's flexible e-paper to take on Stretch Armstrong in battle of the bendiest

There's nothing better than unplugging on a Sunday afternoon with a newspaper and a cup of Joe, w...

By L. Leavitt,   10.28.11
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10.17.11
GE's new factory will push out one solar panel every ten seconds
10.17.11

GE's new factory will push out one solar panel every ten seconds

General Electric is sending its troops to Colorado to conquer the thin film solar panel busines...

By D. Cooper,   10.17.11
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10.05.11
Murata Tactile Controller TV remote hands-on (video)
10.05.11

Murata Tactile Controller TV remote hands-on (video)

What's that, you're not into changing the channel with that boring old remote, or even with your...

By Z. Honig,   10.05.11
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