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New catalyst paves the path for ethanol-powered fuel cells

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Delaware and Yeshiva University, has developed a new catalyst that could make ethanol-powered fuel cells feasible.

Jan 25th, 2009

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All-inorganic nano-rod based thin-film solarcells on glass

A new European FP7 project aims to develop cost effective and highly efficient solar cells with silicon nano-rods. Funded with EUR2.9 million from the European Union, project ROD_SOL is coordinated by the Institut fuer Photonische Technologien(IPHT) in Jena, Germany.

Jan 24th, 2009

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Coated film as a bacteria killer

A nanoproduct made from silver and calcium phosphate and developed by ETH Zurich researchers is lethal to bacteria. Its special feature is that the bacteria themselves invoke and dispense this disinfectant effect.

Jan 23rd, 2009

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