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Caffeine provides energy boost to humans and solar cells alike

By Lisa McDonald / May 7, 2019

Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that adding caffeine to perovskite solar cells stabilizes their power conversion efficiency, due to caffeine forming a “molecular lock” with lead ions in the solar cells.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / May 1, 2019

Simulating the formation of ASR gels, solar cells work better with caffeine, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 1, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / April 24, 2019

Graphene foam is squishy in cold, 3D print chalcogenide glass, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 24, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / February 20, 2019

Flaws of battery fast charging, skin wound regeneration with bioactive nanoparticles, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 20, 2019.

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Disorderly conduct: Simulations reveal irradiated materials are surprisingly disordered, question safety of vitrified nuclear waste

By April Gocha / June 8, 2017

New atomistic simulations by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles and Oak Ridge National Lab are revealing that irradiated materials are even more disordered that previously thought—calling into question the safety of vitrified nuclear waste.

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So long Salt Lake! MS&T16 wraps and looks ahead to Pittsburgh in 2017

By Eileen De Guire / October 28, 2016

MS&T16 ended yesterday, bringing to a close the annual flagship event in materials science and engineering.

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