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$60 million in DOE support aimed at advancing solar technology

By Jim Destefani / November 7, 2013

The US Department of Energy last week announced awards totaling about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development of both solar materials to improve efficiency and so-called “soft” costs such as solar photovoltaic system design, permitting, and installation.

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Iron oxide-based nanoparticles detect, diagnose, and destroy cancer

By Jim Destefani / November 5, 2013

Researchers are using iron oxide-based nanoparticles to detect tumors in their early stages, deliver chemotherapy drugs with pinpoint precision, and monitor the drugs’ release in real time.

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