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Researchers Shine Light on Gold Nanoparticles to Produce Electricity

Researchers Shine Light on Gold Nanoparticles to Produce Electricity | Science, Technology, Internet | Scoop.it

Researchers at the Nano/Bio Interface Center at the University of Pennsylvania recently discovered a novel to way to generate solar power by shining light onto gold nanoparticles. The discovery has far-reaching implications in the realm of nanotechnology, and may open the door for everything from self-powering molecular circuits to super-efficient data storage.

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3D-Printed Lego-Like Blocks Can Be Assembled by Robots into Spaceships

3D-Printed Lego-Like Blocks Can Be Assembled by Robots into Spaceships | Science, Technology, Internet | Scoop.it

Not too long ago, a couple of MIT scientists asked themselves a lofty question: "Can you 3-D print an airplane?" It didn't take long for them to realize that 3D printing anything on that scale was impractical. But 3D-printing thousands of small, Lego-like building blocks? That could work.

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