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Redirecting sunlight to illuminate narrow streets

In a novel way to provide some natural light in dense urban centres with tall buildings around us, Egyptian researchers have developed a corrugated Continue reading “Redirecting sunlight to illuminate narrow streets” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Now, solar cells produced from sunlight

Solar cells tap energy from sun, but what if these solar cells themselves can be produced from sunlight Continue reading “Now, solar cells produced from sunlight” »  More...

By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Laser beam to track shape shifting bugs?

A new optical trap can grab and scan tiny, agile, shape shifting bugs with the Continue reading “Laser beam to track shape shifting bugs?” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011

Organic cells bring flexible solar devices closer to reality

Scientists have developed an energy efficient organic small-molecule solar cell, taking a step ahead in the realization of super cells solar panels that can be printed like newspapers Continue reading “Organic More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Soon, world’s most efficient flexible OLED on plastic!

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) that enable a flexible form factor and a cheaper alternative to traditional OLED manufacturing Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 5th, 2011

Breakthrough in photonic chips can lead to more computer data storage

A way to prevent light signals on a silicon chip from reflecting backwards and interfering with its operation, has been developed by researchers at the California Institute of Technology and the University of California, More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 25th, 2011

New 3-D photonic crystal opens new avenues for solar cells, lasers

Researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated the first optoelectronically active 3-D photonic crystal, a finding that could open new avenues for solar cells, lasers, metamaterials and more Continue More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Soon, a ‘magic mirror’ to let you try outfits without getting undressed!

The things we all hate about shopping are the queues for the change-rooms, and having to juggle between hangers, clothes and bags, once inside Continue reading “Soon, a ‘magic mirror’ to let you try outfits More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Soon, ‘smart’ shades to help you fight blinding glare from the sun

No matter how expensive your sunglasses may be, it fails to protect you from the sun’s blinding glare Continue reading “Soon, ‘smart’ shades to help you fight blinding glare from the sun” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

‘Cling-film’ method to make cheaper, efficient polymer solar panels

Scientists from the Universities of Sheffield and Cambridge have shown that very simple and inexpensive manufacturing methods in which flexible layers Continue reading “‘Cling-film’ method to make cheaper, More...