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Article Image News Link • Global, By Darren Quick

Panasonic is reporting a 25.6 percent conversion efficiency for its HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin layer) solar cells. This is an improvement of almost 1 percent over the 24.7 percent conversion efficiency Panasonic achieved in February 2013

Article Image News Link • Global, By Douglas Ernst

Imagine a world where drones never have to touch the ground after takeoff. That’s what MIT PhD. candidate Joseph Moore did, and now he’s on the cusp of creating a drone that can “perch” on power lines just like birds to recharge its batteries.

Article Image News Link • Global, by Natasha Lomas

Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds? Who doesn’t. But don’t get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot‘s bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.

Article Image News Link • Global, By Greg Miller

As a boy growing up in India, Manu Prakash once undertook a DIY pyrotechnics experiment that didn’t quite go as planned. He managed to start a fire and burn his hand. “I had an extreme chemistry experience,” said Prakash, who’s now a bioengineer at S

Article Image News Link • Global, Colin Druce-McFadden

Ever since the modular smartphone first showed up, people have been clamoring for its release. Since it was first conceived as Phonebloks and then built by Motorola, the world's first modular smartphone has gone through a few iterations. With a revea