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By April Gocha / May 3, 2018

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage, cheap 3D printer can produce self-folding materials, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre produces bulletproof jackets, and more business and materials news.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 13, 2016

Bowties to advance quantum phenomena, recycled plastic lumber, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 13, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 29, 2016

Ultra thin lens resolves chirality and color, photovoltaics that mimic rose petals, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 29, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 23, 2016

Unprecedented nanoscale analysis, when glass becomes liquid, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 23, 2016.

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First-of-its-kind ‘green’ antenna could double efficiency of solar cells

By Stephanie Liverani / September 4, 2015

There might be a new solution in the works for improving solar cell efficiency. Researchers from the University of Connecticut have developed a “unique, ‘green’ antenna that could potentially double the efficiencies of certain kinds of solar cells,” according to a news release from the American Chemical Society.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 3, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 3, 2014.

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Solar reactor to make fuel from sunlight

By / December 27, 2010

Researchers have developed a prototype device that directly converts sun rays into fuels that can be stored. The BBC reports that the devices uses a quartz window and cavity to focus sunlight into a cylinder lined with cerium oxide. According to Gizmag, ceria is hygroscopic and will also absorb carbon dioxide. As the sunlight heats…

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