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Photovoltaic nanotubes

Photovoltaic nanotubes Special nanotubes could improve solar power and imaging technology Physicists discovered a novel kind of nanotube that generates current in the presence of light. Devices such as optical sensors and infrared imaging chips are likely applications, which could ...

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Creating 3-D images, with regular ink

MIT startup Lumii creates ink designs that make images appear three dimensional on packages, labels, IDs, and more. Courtesy of Lumii Creating 3-D images, with regular ink MIT startup Lumii helps manufacturers replicate the visual effects of holograms on their ...

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The mystery of the weeping walls

The mystery of the weeping walls Magnesium-oxide boards, or MgO boards, were used in construction from 2010-2015 as windbreak panels until it turned out that the boards had a frightening ability to absorb moisture. By Lotte Krull Classic horror stories ...

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New mums sought for self-care study

New mums sought for self-care study New mums can access online support to help them take better care of themselves and cope with the challenges of early motherhood as part of a research trial at The University of Queensland. School ...

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Building a Better Electron Gun

The Advanced Photoinjector EXperiment (APEX) and test beamline at Berkeley Lab, pictured here in 2016, served as a prototype for the LCLS-II X-ray laser upgrade project. (Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab) Building a Better Electron Gun Berkeley Lab’s R&D effort ‘an ...

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Looking at cause of enlarged prostates

New research from Stanford indicates that only certain types of cells are responsible for enlargement of the prostate, a condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia. Medical Art Inc./Shutterstock Looking at cause of enlarged prostates Two genes implicated in development of ...

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