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By / February 20, 2012

Berkeley Lab researchers synthesized a molecule that mimics catalytically active triangular molybdenum disulfide edge-sites. The result is an entire layer of catalytically active material. Molybdenum atoms are shown as green, sulfur as yellow. Credit: Christopher Chang, Berkeley Lab. Check ‘ em out: Structural batteries to lighten load for frontline soldiers BAE Systems is developing structural…

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Virginia Tech aims for the sky to win Solar Decathlon

By / August 14, 2009

Lumenhaus is Virginia Tech’s zero-energy home that can be completely powered by the sun and geothermal energy. Other sustainable features include the use of passive energy systems, radiant heating and building materials made from renewable and/or recyclable sources. The College of Architecture and Urban Studies is entering the house in the U.S. Department of Energy’s…

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