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Energy news, September 2016

Scientists have discovered why perovskites make such effective solar cell materials, which could lead to the development of even better materials.

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A combination of theory and experiment has gone some way to revealing the ingredients required for high-temperature superconductivity.

Scientists have developed a thin metamaterial structure that can completely absorb very low frequency sound for nearly every angle of incidence.

Weaving solar-powered fabrics that generate electricity from sun and movement.

Scientists have developed an improved method for turning asphalt into a porous material that can capture greenhouse gases from natural gas.

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Scientists have synthesized nanometer-sized cage molecules that can be used to transport charge in proton exchange membranes.

A novel polyphenyline membrane for fuel cells operates over a wide temperature range and lasts three times longer than existing membranes.

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