Scientists say solar cells made of transparent synthetics could provide energy in the future. Scientists in Dresden are working on what they call "organic solar cells" that they want to eventually market.
Deutsche Welle (May 14, 2012) Organic solar cells provide new hope for future energy generation, and researchers in Dresden now want to make this option commercially viable.
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Business Wire (Oct. 16, 2013) Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) (OSE: THIN.OL) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated its first fully functional, stand-alone Smart Sensor Label. The temperature-tracking label, ... watch video
Reuters (Apr. 26, 2013) Researchers at Georgia Tech University have developed an organic solar cell made from plants. The biodegradable, transparent films are designed to replace the layers of glass or plastic found in ... watch video
FORA.tv (Feb. 13, 2013) Solar Impulse is a Swiss solar-powered airplane that will endeavor to fly around the world without fuel. After achieving the world's first solar night to day flight in 2010 and the first ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 8, 2013) Using the power of sunlight, Swiss scientists are developing methods of extracting inexpensive, safely transportable, hydrogen fuel from iron oxide - commonly known as rust. The process essentially ... watch video
Popular Science (Jan. 7, 2015) Tablets are known for their thin and convenient portability, and Dell's taking that a step further with the Venue 8 7000 Series. It's a tiny 6 mm thin and has an 8.4-inch OLED screen. If you think ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 4, 2014) Researchers at the Mayo Clinic are preparing to test their theory that stem cells grow faster in microgravity. With a grant from an organization that promotes research aboard the International Space ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Mar. 4, 2013) 95 percent of the population in Uganda has no electric power in their homes and relies on paraffin lamps for lighting. But not only is kerosene expensive, it's also a serious pollutant. Set up in ... watch video
May 26, 2015 NanoMRI is a scanning technique that produces nondestructive, high-resolution 3-D images of nanoscale objects, and it promises to become a powerful tool for researchers and ... read more
May 26, 2015 New technology makes cell phone batteries last up to 30 percent longer on a single charge. The patented circuitry converts some of the radio signals emanating from a phone into direct current (DC) ... read more
May 26, 2015 Drones, say goodbye to pilots. With the goal of achieving autonomous flight of these aerial vehicles, researchers have developed a vision and learning system to control and ... read more
Jan. 27, 2014 The dwindling resources for conventional energy sources make renewable energy an exciting and increasingly important avenue of research. However, even seemingly new and green forms of energy ... read more
Sep. 6, 2013 Researchers have come up with a new technique for improving the connections between stacked solar cells, which should improve the overall efficiency of solar energy devices and reduce the cost of ... read more
Oct. 17, 2011 Scientists have achieved a significant breakthrough in the performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. They have achieved and demonstrated a record voltage for organic photovoltaic cells that means ... read more