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Image credit: CSIRO. Materials scientist Dr. Scott Watkins holds a sheet of flexible solar cells.

Printable Solar Panels One Step Closer to Market

Seven years ago, a group of Australian materials scientists from CSIRO, Monash University and the University of Melbourne started with development of a technique, which could print solar cells onto plastic surfaces. At present, this team is now in the position of commercializing it in the way that the protective covers […]

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SolePower insoles generates and stores electricity with each step you take.Image credit: SolePower.

Charge Your Gadgets by Simply Walking

Do you know that every stride you make in walking can give out energy sufficient to light up a bulb? Instead of wasting such energy, the latest gadget called SolePower can store it to be used as electrical power later. This gadget was invented by Matt Stanton and Hahna Alexande, former […]

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Molecules Harness Sun’s Energy Even without Sunlight

Molecules Harness Sun’s Energy Even without Sunlight

There is certainly some criticism from detractors of solar energy, because it is unable to work at night or on cloudy days. However, such criticism should be kept quiet to some extent thanks to the latest innovation from the scientists at MIT, who have produced a new material that is […]

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How to Boost Self-Control? Finding Pleasure in Productive Activities Is the Key.

How to Boost Self-Control? Finding Pleasure in Productive Activities Is the Key.

Sometimes you can’t concentrate on study, sometimes you want to loaf on your job—low self-control becomes a common issue in today’s society. Recently, Michael Inzlicht, associate professor at Toronto University proposed a new insight: The willpower of self-control is not a limited resource. The results have been published in Trends […]

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Fusion Energy Breakthrough: Scientists Extract Net Energy from Fuel

Fusion Energy Breakthrough: Scientists Extract Net Energy from Fuel

On September 27th, 2013, Professor Omar Hurricane and his team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory made a breakthrough in inertial confinement fusion science: the researchers, for the first time, extracted more energy from controlled nuclear fusion than was absorbed by the fuel to trigger it, meaning they extracted net […]

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