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It takes two: New tandem perovskite solar cell could outrank silicon’s efficiency and stability

By Stephanie Liverani / October 25, 2016

Researchers from Stanford University (Stanford, Calif.) and Oxford University (Oxford, England) joined forces to create a new perovskite design they say “could outperform existing commercial technologies,” according to a Stanford News article.

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Magnifying the possibilities: Spider silk is star material in world’s first bio superlens

By Stephanie Liverani / August 23, 2016

For the first time ever, scientists at Bangor and Oxford Universities in the U.K. are using spider silk as a superlens to increase magnification potential, opening up new possibilities to explore structures currently invisible to modern microscopes.

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Glass house: Human terrariums are testing the health benefits of sunlight

By April Gocha / January 16, 2015

The profound influence that natural light has on human bodies is precisely the driving inspiration behind the Photon Project, a London-based start-up that is pioneering “disruptive innovation” using glass.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / June 11, 2013

Berkeley Lab researchers increase NMR/MRI sensitivity through hyperpolarization of nuclei in diamond Today’s nuclear magnetic resonance and magnetic resonance imaging technologies, like quantum information processing and nuclear spintronic technologies, are based on an intrinsic quantum property of electrons and atomic nuclei called “spin.” Electrons and nuclei can act like tiny bar magnets with a spin…

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