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Tunable, transparent polymer material could be key to cheaper energy-efficient windows

By Stephanie Liverani / January 26, 2016

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working with a readily available transparent polymer that may be useful in the design of cheaper materials for smart windows that automatically adjust the amount of incoming light.

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Ditch the specs: A clearer future could be in view thanks to ‘smarter’ lens

By Stephanie Liverani / October 28, 2015

Smarter alternatives to improving how we augment our eyesight could be in view. A researcher at the University of Leeds in the U.K. is working on a “new eye lens, made from the same material found in smartphone and TV screens, which could restore long-sightedness in older people,” according to a recent University of Leeds article.

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