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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / November 7, 2018

A solar cell that does double duty for renewable energy, rare earths common in New Zealand, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 7, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 12, 2018

Cannibalistic structures feed on themselves, Cornell startup converts CO2 into fuel, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 12, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 16, 2018

A designer’s toolkit for constructing complex nanoparticles, researcher develops a new generation of graphene, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 16, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 14, 2018

Flat gallium joins roster of new 2-D materials, common bricks can be used to detect past presence of radioactive materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 14, 2018.

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Ceramic pump operates at 2,552ºF for thermal energy conversion

By Faye Oney / October 24, 2017

Researchers built the first ceramic pump that can transfer liquid metals up to 1,673 Kelvin (2,552ºF). The pump could be used for renewable energy storage, producing hydrogen from methane without releasing CO2, and to develop new types of batteries.

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Electric vehicles are using the sun to speed across Australia in the World Solar Challenge

By April Gocha / October 10, 2017

Forty-two solar-powered vehicles are currently competing with one another in the World Solar Challenge, a long-distance solar vehicle race across the Australian continent.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 13, 2017

‘Rubber material’ discovered that could lead to scratch-proof paint for car, defects in next-generation solar cells can be healed with light, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 13, 2017.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 30, 2017

Most precise band gap measurement yet for hotly studied molybdenum disulfide, breakthrough in magnesium batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 30, 2017.

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Video: Green on the go—Mobile solar panel brings plug-and-play power from the sun anywhere

By April Gocha / August 23, 2017

When it comes to harnessing solar energy on the go, a company called SolPad has introduced a nifty new product that could allow you to take the power of the sun anywhere—SolPad Mobile is an all-in-one solar solution that incorporates gallium nitride solar cells and solid-state battery storage into one sleek, portable, clean energy-providing package.

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Can a panda-shaped solar power plant boost popularity of renewable energy?

By April Gocha / July 11, 2017

In a fresh effort to boost the visibility of its renewable energy efforts, China is turning to one of its most beloved creatures—Panda Green Energy Group Ltd. recently announced that it has connected its latest solar power plant, cutely shaped into the likeness of its namesake, to the electricity grid.

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