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Solar energy news roundup: Solar cells go ‘green,’ ultrathin, and power 24/7

By Stephanie Liverani / June 21, 2016

It’s officially summer—and that means more sun-filled days ahead. So it’s only fitting that we round up the latest solar energy research news. This week, solar cells get ‘greener’ and thinner, and a solar power plant in Nevada keeps the energy going 24/7.

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School is in session—ECerS hosts summer school program in Madrid, Spain

By Stephanie Liverani / July 8, 2015

The European Ceramic Society hosted a summer school program June 17–19 in Madrid that focused on ceramic and glass science and technology—specifically, applications to bioceramics and bioglasses.

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Hooray, beer! Beer marinade can reduce dangerous compounds in grilled meat

By April Gocha / April 4, 2014

New research shows that marinating meat in beer before grilling can reduce the amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, potentially dangerous compounds that have been linked to cancer, that form in the meat during cooking.

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Monitoring faults in industrial machines—an ultrasonic sensor to maximize efficiency

By April Gocha / March 14, 2014

European researchers have developed a new ultrasonic sensor that can detect faults in industrial machines to prevent machine breakdown and failure, and ultimately improve efficiency.

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